What came first- the chickens or the blog?


on June 30, 2014

Today’s blog post is a challenge from The Daily Post to write a story on what inspires you to write, in just 50 words.
This won’t take long.Enjoy!

Years ago, before committing words to paper, she chewed pencils, made shapes from clouds, tidied her room, paired socks.
Now the screen is wiped of prints, wiped again, battery checked. Clouds roll on by.
A feather drifts gently through the open window and lands beside her.
So it begins.


read more about this challenge here

16 responses to “Inspiration

  1. I love short, short stories. They compress the brain in trying to fit the whole shebang into so few words. Yours was perfect! I can feel the restlessness to get writing, the old standard delay tactics and then… you pounce. Go for it!

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  4. crocheticipation says:

    Thank you all for the ping backs! Much appreciated.

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  6. litadoolan says:

    Love the way your fiction ends at the beginning. Clever twist.

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