Shadow Woman, 99-Word Story

The January 16, 2023, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a lady shadow. Who is this person and why do they lurk in the shadows. What is the tone and setting for your story? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by January 21, 2022. Please use the … Continue reading Shadow Woman, 99-Word Story

Rabbits… #99WordStory

January 9, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes rabbits. Is it a family? A strange planet? Some crazy bunny person’s pets? Who are they and what are they doing? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by January 14, 2022. Part one of the story is HERE. “Look,” whispered … Continue reading Rabbits… #99WordStory

On Sabbatical… #99WordStories

The Carrot Ranch January 2, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a sabbatical. Who needs one or has had one? What kind of tension could a rest create? Where can a break take your story? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by January 7, 2022. Rules & Guidelines. “Have … Continue reading On Sabbatical… #99WordStories

The Sisterhood of the Raven, 99 word story

Since there is a lull today from Yule Blessings Book Tour, I thought I would sneak in my 99 Word story for Carrot Ranch. The rules are below: November 28, 2022, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the saying, “not my monkeys, not my circus”. What is … Continue reading The Sisterhood of the Raven, 99 word story

The Windmill, haibun #99-Word Story

This week's Carrot Ranch November 7, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes something squeaky. What is squeaky and why? How does it move the story or disrupt a character? Listen, write, and go where the prompt leads! Submit by November 12, 2022. Photo by Noel McShane on … Continue reading The Windmill, haibun #99-Word Story

Throw the Bones, 99-Word Story

The Carrot Ranch October 24, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about bones. It can be any genre or tone. Is it spooky, irreverant, poignant? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by October 29, 2022. The druid priest swirled and dipped in his spiritual dance to the sun’s return. … Continue reading Throw the Bones, 99-Word Story

Henry Could See the Light, #99-Word Story

The Carrot Ranch October 17, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that references “I see the light in you.” You can use the phrase or demonstrate it in a story. Who is shining and why? Who is observing or reacting? What is the setting? Go where the prompt leads! … Continue reading Henry Could See the Light, #99-Word Story

It’s in the Tea Leaves, 99-Word Story

The Carrot Ranch October 3, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about any ritual involving tea. It can be a daily afternoon tea prepared specifically or the reading of tea leaves in a cup. What do you know? What do you imagine? Is your story deep and ponderous or … Continue reading It’s in the Tea Leaves, 99-Word Story

The Party, 99-word Story

The Carrot Ranch September 5, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the word, “swimmingly.” which means “smoothly or satisfactorily.” What is the situation? Who is involved? Let the word take you into a story. Go where the prompt leads! Submit by September 10, 2022. Photo by Julia Larson … Continue reading The Party, 99-word Story