Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

Haunted Wordsmith Daily Fiction Prompt (HWDP) – May 20, 2019


Haunted Wordsmith Daily Prompt (HWDP) – May 20, 2019

Prompt A (character challenge): Debt Collector

Prompt B (sentence starter): “Sign on the dotted line.”

Prompt C (photo):

Image by Vinson Tan from Pixabay

Rules from: THE HAUNTED WORDSMITH

Welcome to the Haunted Wordsmith Daily Prompt (HWDP). This prompt is going to be both familiar and different at the same time. To participate, simply read this post and follow where the muse takes you. You may select any, all, or none of the prompts…it’s all up to you. Link back to this post, or leave a link in the comments so that others can find you.

Have Fun!

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What Do You Mean We Owe Thousands Of Dollars

By Teresa Smeigh 2019

“Sign on the dotted line,” the debt collector said. “You owe the credit card company over several thousand dollars.”

“Are you kidding me? We don’t owe anyone anything,” Marsha said. She glared at the picture over his head. “What’s up with all the umbrellas?”

“That old thing? Someone just decorated my office that way. We need to come to an agreement about this debt you owe,” the debt collector said.

“I told you we don’t owe anyone anything. We are debt-free and don’t even have a credit card for that matter.”

“Then maybe someone stole your identity. You should check your credit reports and see what is on there.”

“Man, I hate that picture,” Marsha said.

“We aren’t signing anything until we get this straightened out.”

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Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

 

 

Haunted Wordsmith Daily Prompt (Non-Fiction) – May 20, 2019


Haunted Wordsmith Daily Prompt (Non-Fiction) – May 20, 2019

We’re going to stay on memory lane for this week.

Today’s prompt: Movies and You

THE HAUNTED WORDSMITH

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“Towering Inferno”

By Teresa Smeigh 2019

Back in the 70’s, I was a teenager and my boyfriend and I wanted to go to the blockbuster movie “Towering Inferno.” I love disaster movies.

One problem was my parents refused to allow me to see it. I can understand why. I was deathly afraid of fire and had a real phobia about them. I wasn’t even allowed to watch tv since they never knew when a fire might be shown. I regrettably followed their rules and we didn’t see the movie although when I was an adult and that fear started to go away I did finally get to see the movie. It was one movie I was sorry having to wait to see. It turned out to be one of my favorite movies.

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Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

 

 

Three Things Challenge: PL95


Three Things Challenge: PL95

Rules from Paula:

Welcome to the Three Things Challenge. Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply read the prompt, see where your muse takes you, and bring us along for the ride. Use 3TC as a tag if you’d like and link back to this prompt, or post your link in the comments below so others can find you.

Happy Writing! 😀

Today’s prompt: breakup, warehouse, moose

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Absolutely No Hunting

By Teresa Smeigh 2019

Tracy and George were out by the warehouse and noticed a moose hanging around. The area is deserted, and I guess it felt safe enough there. George wanted to go home and get a gun and shoot it. Tracy objected to hunting and she told him to leave it alone.

They got back in the car so George could head home to get his gun. Tracy sulked all the way there.

George jumped out of the car and headed inside to get the gun. Tracy got out of the car and started to walk home.

“Where are you going, Tracy?”

“I told you no hunting and I meant it.”

“So, what are you going to do?”

“I am going to break up with you, that is what I am going to do. This is too important to me and I know hunting is your thing. We can’t work around it.”

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #254 Sweet&Heart


RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #254 Sweet&Heart

The Guidelines are simple – Take the two words and write a Haiku

By Teresa Smeigh 2019

you are my sweetheart

our love will last forever

we are so happy

Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

 

The Weekly Smile 05/20/2019 #weeklysmile – updated first 2 chapters so it is more generic, breathing a little better


The Weekly Smile 05/20/2019 #weeklysmile – updated first 2 chapters so it is more generic, breathing a little better

Spent most of the last week in the hospital. Glad to be out. I am smiling about that. However, my feet and legs keep swelling up and I don’t know why. Causes problems with putting on shoes. My breathing is a little better so the nebulizer medications seem to be helping. Another smile.

Sometime this week I am supposed to be getting a new kitchen floor. Yeah! Another smile.

Rewrote the first 2 chapters of the book to make them generic as to which military branch I am talking about. Kind of ruined my title and the story somewhat. Still working on a title although it does have a working title for now unless something better comes along. I may have to take the title away from the military. It isn’t the whole part of the book. It is mainly the time of our marriage leading up to the divorce. Still have thinking to do.

Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Trent’s Rules

What made you smile?

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Come on, I’m sure you smiled at least once last week.  Why don’t you share it?  I hope you can join in!

Here is list of “rules” and guiding ideas.  If you don’t have time to read it right now, just remember that this is an exercise to spread positivity.  Don’t smile about the misfortune of others.  Don’t smile in a way to excludes others.  Make sure a 12 year old can read it.

And remember, the Smile can be anything, large or small.  Nothing, nothing at all is too small for a Smile!  Sometimes taking time to notice those small, every day smiles is more important than those once in a lifetime huge ones 🙂

To join in, write a post to share your smile and then leave a comment on this post with a link to your smile.  Or, if you prefer, do a pingback to this post (pingback = have a link from your post to this one).   You can post any time until next Sunday evening (to be simple, I will say midnight GMT, which is 7 PM Sunday for me).   Next week I will compile all of the Smiles and do a separate post of them on Monday morning just before the smile.  (I will shoot for around 7 AM EST).

Try to use the hashtag #WeeklySmile when you use Twitter or other social media that uses hashtags. I searched Twitter and found that #weeklysmile had been used only a handful of times back in 2012 and 2013. It hasn’t been used since. So it’s ours! I also registered it on Twubs.

You can use the graphic at the top. It is the official graphic for the event.

Now go out there and find something to smile about! 🙂

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“There are days I go in search of the kind, compassionate, loving and beautiful. Despite what we sometimes see on the news, FB and elsewhere, there is much more beauty in the world than ugliness, much more kindness than hate or cruelty. Perhaps we should all have a goal to make at least one person smile every day.”

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Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com