Do you Dare?

Week 11 Prompt: While playing truth or dare with friends on a warm summer day, a girl discovers she likes eating live bugs. Bertie stormed through the dining room of the restaurant into the kitchen. “Deliver me from evil, Johnny,” she said in a fake southern accent and held up a transparent plastic bag. “If … Continue reading Do you Dare?

Take the challenge you may actually finish – just sayin’

Nowadays, you can't swing a cat without hitting some sort of challenge. We're drowning in a Pinterest sea of 30 days to: rock hard abs; totally enlightened meditation; juice yourself skinny; become a travel blogger; craft yourself silly for a month, and on and on. Well, I'm here to officially toss a challenge into the … Continue reading Take the challenge you may actually finish – just sayin’

Bucket List Item #4: Publish a Book

The Book It's been awhile since we chatted! How are all of you? I'm doing good! Getting through a Canadian winter by chilling in my crib! I'm here to talk books! In particular, our book. I'm working on a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of a book featuring submissions from the #FFC52 challenge. The … Continue reading Bucket List Item #4: Publish a Book

How I Love The Glitch(es)

You may already be in awe of my new blog header. I know I am. It's a creation by the talented and creative and lovely C.E.Coburn of February St. I noticed some of her illustrations on her blog and asked if she would create something for me. And to my good fortune, she said yes! … Continue reading How I Love The Glitch(es)

Flash Fiction Challenge – It’s On!

2014 Flash Fiction Challenge is on! Hope your first week was creative, challenging, and invigorating! I know mine was! I loved having a fiction writing task to motivate me to put fingers to keyboard! Get your week one prompt in tomorrow! Very excited to read your submissions! Look for your week two prompt tomorrow and … Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge – It’s On!

1 x 500 x 52=2014 Flash Fiction Challenge – The Countdown is On!

The countdown is on! The 2014 Flash Fiction Writing Challenge starts January 1st!  The new year is a perfect time to set new goals and intentions. Lose weight, get in shape, travel more . . .? Yawn. How about become a better writer? Sound interesting? If so, the 2014 Fiction Challenge is 'write' up your alley. … Continue reading 1 x 500 x 52=2014 Flash Fiction Challenge – The Countdown is On!

Flash Fiction Challenge – Prompt One

Start your keyboards! The 2014 Flash Fiction Writing Challenge starts January 1st! Your first writing prompt is: A vagrant approaches a well-dressed man who leaves a trendy coffee shop with a five-dollar latte and a fat-free scone. Each Wednesday, post your flash fiction or a link to your submission in the comments section of the … Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge – Prompt One

1 x 500 x 52=2014 Flash Fiction Challenge

Thain in Vain is excited to announce the 2014 Flash Fiction Challenge! The new year is a perfect time to set new goals and intentions. Lose weight, get in shape, travel more . . .? Yawn. How about become a better writer? Sound interesting? If so, the 2014 Fiction Challenge is 'write' up your alley. … Continue reading 1 x 500 x 52=2014 Flash Fiction Challenge