metal and wires
gems and minerals

hellos and goodbyes
laughter and tears

ideas and dreams
thoughts and debates

hours and days
months and years

parents and children
pasts and futures


Story Starter Challenge April 25

Welcome to the Story Starter Challenge!

Every day I will post a new sentence prompt. Use the provided sentence somewhere in your post. It can be a starting sentence, closing sentence, anything you choose. Read it and see where the sentence takes you.

Have Fun!

Today’s sentence: “Why does this taste like mint?”



“Yes, dear?”

“Come here, you gotta see this!”


“Come here, you gotta see this.”

“What is it?”

“Oh, Alfred, just come see it! You won’t believe your eyes!”

“Okay, okay, I’m coming.”


“Oh, keep your bloomers on Marge.”

“Oh, hurry up you old coot. Look!”

“Well, I’ll be. Would you look at that!”

Opposites Attract Challenge April 25

Welcome to the Opposites Attract Challenge!

For this challenge, I provide one word and a list of its antonyms. The challenge is to use the prompt word AND one (or more) of its antonyms in some form of writing (or creative work).

Explore the word and its opposite … challenge your creative side


Today’s word: pretty

Antonyms: disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome