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Tale Weaver #133: under red skies, don’t step on a penny

Step on a crack, break your mother’s back. Find a penny, pick it up, give it away, double your luck. Red sky at night, sailors’/shepherds’ delight/Red sky at morning, sailors’/shepherds’ … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · 14 Comments

Tale Weaver #131: Go Ahead, Make My Day . . . 3.8.17

A visit to National Calendar Day provides all sorts of lovely trivia tidbits. For example, today is National Watermelon Day. I have fond remembories of sharing an old narrow row-house … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · 21 Comments

Tale Weaver #129: Around The House 20.07.17

In Disney films, or nightmares, or psychedelic ramblings, inanimate objects take on lives of their own: talking teapots; rampaging brooms; breathing walls; philosophizing couches. Weave a tale from the perspective … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · 13 Comments

Tale Weaver #127: Nursery Rhyme Rifts 06.07.17

Back in May, I posed the what if question . . . and one person applied it to the Peter picked a pint of pickled peppers tongue twister in an … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · 42 Comments

Tale Weaver #125: of the writerly persuasion 22.06.17

“Definition of a Writer: One who tells stories that demand to be told.” Ana Patrick “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · 21 Comments

Tale Weaver #123 08.06.17: The June Bride

There is the tradition of the June Bride. The Goddess Juno was the protector of women – especially in matters of marriage and childbearing, hence the June bride in Juno’s … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · 11 Comments

Tale Weaver #121 25.05.17: Reverse/Naughty Fairy Tales

Earlier in the tale weaving saga, Michael encouraged us to write bedtime stories for adults. I’m revisiting that prompt, with a wink and a nod, and thinking concepts like: an evil … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · 44 Comments

Tale Weaver #119: What If 11.05.17

This week, I’d like you to suspend logical and engage in some magical thinking. To play a “what if” game. I’ve listed some potential what if scenarios, but please feel … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 19 Comments

Saturday Mix — Lorraine 29.04.17

Welcome to the Saturday Mix – the Lorraine edition. Here, in the playground of words, are flash fiction, poetic and shadorma challenges. Feel free to do one or all – this playground … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · 15 Comments

Tale Weaver #117: Observations 27.04.17

I am a people-watcher – especially at airports, bus and train stations. I wonder who the people flowing past are, where they are going, and why. I imagine all sorts of … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 11 Comments