Fifty-Word Vignettes: Day 1

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Day’s Verse:
For this reason, I bow my knees before the Father, [to be continued]
Ephesians 3:14
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I wrote nowhere near my goal of 40 stories today. In fact, I wrote a grand total of 6 stories. Here are some of them.

Fall in New England

Yellows, reds, golds litter sidewalks. Greens from pale to deep cling precariously, rustling. Trees aflame yet not afire brightened beneath sunny rays; sparks flicker, flying with the wind’s gusts. They swirl, unextinguished, burning brightly in bonfires gathered in walls’ lees, cyclically transient beauty. Break out the leafblowers. Continue Reading >>

NaNoWriMo, Wheeee!

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Day’s Verse:
Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him.
Ecclesiastes 10:12-13
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Group PhotoNaNoWriMo starts today! That means that this blog will no longer pertain at all to my life. Instead, I will flood it with 50-word stories for the next month. Scientists have calculated that writing 40 of those stories per day will guarantee my completion of the NaNoWriMo challenge. Check my NaNoWriMo Author Profile page to observe my numerical progress.

I’m still deciding: should my stories all tie into a larger story, or should they just be totally random vignettes? Continue Reading >>