Gramma’s House, #99-Word Story

The Carrot Ranch March 13, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a place where children once played. It can be a field, a playground, or any place that attracted children to play. But now it is empty. Abandoned. Go where the prompt leads! Submit by March 18, 2022.… Continue reading Gramma’s House, #99-Word Story

The Thin Space, #99-Word Story

The Carrot Ranch March 6, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about Gloria. You can name a character that comes to you as Gloria or you can interpret the Laura Branigan song into a story. What image comes to you? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by March 11,… Continue reading The Thin Space, #99-Word Story

Old Memories, Prosery

It seems I only ruminate over you in the darkness after I’ve awakened from an unsettling slumber. I’m never sure if what I’ve experienced is a dream or a nightmare. But one thing is for sure. You belong to the night, tucked away inside the part of me that lives in my memories from long… Continue reading Old Memories, Prosery

Optimism, #99-Word Story

This is Part Four of the “Carrot Ranch Coven Series.” LOL! My Word-Witch is back! On Sabbatical – Part One Rabbits – Part Two Shadow Woman - Part Three The Carrot Ranch January 23, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that is optimistic. Feel free to explore optimism in… Continue reading Optimism, #99-Word Story

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