Writing Challenge: Nov 30, 2017 Prompt: Write about trying to convince someone of something “You know you want it.” “No- No, I shouldn’t.” “Yes, you really should. You’ve earned it.” “You’re just saying that so I’ll cave.” “Partly, but really- you’ve been working so hard. You deserve a treat.” “No. I’ve promised myself I wouldn’t.” … Continue reading Tempting

The Casserole Dish

Writing Challenge: Nov 27, 2017 Prompt: Write something inspired by a recipe *Recipe included at the bottom* My schedule is busy, so busy in-fact that on Sundays I cook all the meals I will be eating for the following week. That week, I was making a delicious spaghetti squash. I had picked up a beautiful … Continue reading The Casserole Dish

Family Tradition

"BOOOOORN TO BE WIIIILD...!" Three young voices shouted the lyrics as loud and unflatteringly as possible rattling the rolled down windows as the old truck flew down the desert highway. The nineteen year old driver plunged forward into the canyon's nearly deserted road, drifting around a sharp corner spraying dust and gravel over the road's … Continue reading Family Tradition

3 Times

Writing Challenge: Oct 12, 2017 Prompt: Write about a time you've had to repeat yourself or felt like no one was listening. “Your Midterm research paper should be 5 pages, double-spaced, in MLA style format. It should include 2 sources, and is due on the 15th of October.” “When is this due?” Asks Celeste. “The … Continue reading 3 Times

Sick Shopping

Writing Challenge: Aug 9, 2017 Prompt: Write about an experience that happened at a grocery store. I was sick- head pounding, stomach rolling, nose running sick. My hair was a rat’s nest, my skin clammy and pale, my eyes red and puffy. I needed cold medicine and soup, and being an adult, I had to … Continue reading Sick Shopping

Meet-Cute: Freshman Flag-Football

The true story of how I met my friend Danny. We were playing football in Lindley’s third period co-ed sports class. The first few days of the year had gone by without incident; that should have been our first hint that something was going to happen. The weather was bright and cheery, so we went … Continue reading Meet-Cute: Freshman Flag-Football

The Man We Call Hobbit

Writing Challenge: June 15, 2017 Prompt: Write about faeries, elves, ogres, or some other mythical creature. We call him “The Hobbit”. He comes into our building twice a week to play DnD. He stands out the most among the motley crew Because he is the one most likely to wander the building- With his big, … Continue reading The Man We Call Hobbit