Category Archives: Weekly Writing Challenge

It’s been WAY too long. I see the photo each week, and throw up my hands… stuck in my writer’s block, crazy schedule, or apathy. But my writing friends at FF are always with me in spirit, and last week … Continue reading

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I’m starting another week with an apology. I got back to Friday Fictioneers last week, relieved to finally be writing, and promising to read others, when I got back from Tel Aviv. My intentions were good. Really. But, our flight … Continue reading

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The prompt is to write for 10 minutes, “no more, no less.” Check out other writing for this Word Press Challenge, here.   Alone In A Hotel Room The temperature is strange, the pillow foreign. I toss and turn in the … Continue reading

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My name is Dawn Quyle Landau, and my blog is Tales From the Motherland.  When Rochelle Wisoff-Fields contacted me a few weeks ago, to ask if I would participate in a “blog tour,” I said yes, and then… forgot about … Continue reading

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This week’s Weekly Writing Challenge: Golden Years, poses the following: “explore what age means to you. Is it the loss of youth, or the cultivation of wisdom? Do things get better as you grow older, or worse?” For those of you … Continue reading

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Those who know me, rarely associate me with silence. I am not generally a quiet person– in public. Privately, I crave silence. I love the days when Smart Guy and the boys are gone and the house is all mine, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, my favorite weekly flash fiction scene. Supportive writers, fun stories and great prompts from our wonderful hostess, Rochelle Wisoff-Field’s. Check out details to join or read other stories on her website Addicted to Purple. Thanks to … Continue reading

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I’m throwing my hat in the ring again for the weekly Tipsy Lit Writing Challenge. The stories are all excellent, week after week. My hope is that you’ll read my story and it will earn you vote. Polls open first … Continue reading

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This is part 5 in a story I’ve returned to from previous Friday Fictioneer prompts. You can find parts one, two, three and four if you click these links. As always, I welcome constructive or positive feedback in the comments … Continue reading

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It’s been a crazy week, and I wasn’t sure I could get this written! We’re traveling, and the days before we left were filled with parental i’s to dot, and t’s to cross. I’m coming in at the wire!  It’s … Continue reading

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