Category Archives: One Thousand Word Challenge

1,000 Word Challenge 2014

Hey folks! I just finished the first draft of my new novella! Am I Magical? is the story of Bill, a shut-in that has given up on the world who finds a plastic scepter in a box full of toys. … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge: Fabliau 8.25.2012

This year’s final One Thousand Word Challenge story blew past the 1,000 word mark because the image (http://s26.photobucket.com/albums/c117/missmissie/art%20photography/1000%20words%20folder/?action=view&current=DSCF2414.jpg) from my good friend ~M inspired me to do something I’ve been wanting to do, and that is to write a Fabliau. … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge: Meanwhile, In the Back of Fung’s Fine Cantonese Restaurant

The second photo that inspired me came from my loving wife, Sarah, who always knows that the creepy and strange captivates me. This photo is so blatantly strange that I could have gone in a dozen directions. I decided that … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge: The Old House on The Corner

The first photo that inspired me was submitted by my friend Roz: I was immediately inspired to do a story about a haunted place; the kind of place where neighborhood kids avoid, neighborhood teenagers “party” in, and hobos relax in. … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 2012

Since we are in the last full week of July, it is nearly time for this year’s One Thousand Word Challenge. The concept is simple: you, my readers, post photos in the comments (or links to them) and I select … Continue reading

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The One Thousand Word Challenge: The Angels and the Old Man

Welcome to the first story from my third annual One Thousand Word Challenge. To start, here is the inspiration:  http://s26.photobucket.com/albums/c117/missmissie/art%20photography/1000%20words%20folder/?action=view&current=DSCF7712.jpg The final word count was 1,001, so I was nearly right on target. ————————————————————————————— “They’re angels! Can’t you see them? … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge, 2010 edition

Over the past few months, I’ve been pretty lax about my regular posting habits. This is in part to some small issues goping on in life, and in part to the sheer amount of time I haven’t had lately. I’ve … Continue reading

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