A blog about writing, being a writer, getting inspired to write, etc. For writers, authors, would-be writers and authors. I only have 2 rules. 1, please keep everything PG rated at most, there are some younger folks who read my blog; and 2, please do not criticize what others have written. I would like this to be a safe haven for folks to explore their writing style and to gain some confidence in their story telling abilities. Nasty comments will be deleted.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
October 10th Challenge
it’s Christina –
I want to wish my Godfather a very happy birthday!
It is down-right chilly this morning! Since it started to rain, I waited
outside for the bus with my daughter, holding an umbrella for her so she wouldn’t
get wet. By the time I came in, my teeth were chattering. She was so funny. She
didn’t want me to walk to the end of the driveway. I guess a cream colored robe
with blue roses isn’t the height of fashion. LOL.
not like the kids on the bus would really be able to see what I was wearing
because it was still dark at 6:45. I’m not liking this; still dark at seven in
the morning and dark again by seven at night, and it’s only going to get
progressively worse for the next seventy-three days. I need to move closer to
the equator so I’m not in the dark so much!
I was a bear in a previous life because all I want to do in the colder months
is sleep. I feel so unproductive. It takes forever to get things accomplished.
That and the fact I chub up a bit when it’s cold, and my teeth and claws show
if my children are threatened. It’s a plausible theory, no? J
my goodness, on a totally different and random topic, I just watched a clip for
the Nissan Pivo and I think it is the coolest thing EVER! I’m pretty sure I
wouldn’t want to be in one with a semi driving by though, and I can’t imagine
it has a good crash test rating. The computer is adorable. Check out the video
I got tied up with another writing project as well as some other things, so I
ran out of steam before I could do the blog. I have got to make sure the blog
is the very first thing I do in the morning, otherwise “stuff” gets in the way and
I rarely manage to get back to it. I will endeavor not to be distracted in the
hope you have a great day and happy writing!
Your Last Challenge was:
Use the following three words in a story: Movie, Bicycle,
It was hard to believe our little non-descript
town would be chosen as the back-drop for a movie, but for three weeks last summer,
that is exactly what happened. The neat thing was, they used all the town folk as
the extras. Residents, not actors, were the people in the coffee shoppe, the
grocery store, walking their dogs, playing soccer. Every day to day normal activity
was portrayed by a local. I guess it was a way for the production company to
stem the complaints from the disruption they were causing. Citizens won’t
complain if they were involved in the project, even if the chances were good
that their screen time would probably end up on the cutting room floor.
Last night, almost a year after the “wrap”,
the production company hosted a screening of the movie in our high school
auditorium. We were all anxious to see the finished product, so anticipation
was high as the lights went low. I was completely shocked when the movie opened
up with my daughter riding her bicycle down the road flinging newspapers on to
our neighbors’ driveways.
Next Challenge is:
You have 10 minutes (be honest). There is no right or wrong,
just write. Spelling and punctuation don’t count and NO ONE is allowed to
criticize what someone else has written. Go.