Daily Archives: June 18, 2019

Twittering Tales #141 by Kat – 6/18/19


 

Inspired by Kat at Twittering Tales

Photo by Nathan Dumlao at Unsplash.com

Where’s Joey?

By Tessa Smeigh

“Where’s Joey, Linda?”
“Ron he was next door at Larry’s. We have to get this stuff out of here.”
“Dad, help,” Joey was yelling.
“What now? We need to get out of here before the fire marshall comes by again.”
“Dad, my head is stuck.”
“We might need that fire marshall to help us out.”

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These tidbits have been continuing from week to week for about a month or more now. 

Rules from Kat:

Each Tuesday I will provide a photo prompt. Your mission, if you choose to accept the challenge, is to tell a story in 280 characters or less. When you write your tale, be sure to let me know in the comments with a link to your tale. If you would prefer to post your tale in the comments (some people have very specific blog themes but still want to participate), I am happy to post a link to your site when I post your tale in the Round Up.

A final note: if you need help tracking the number of characters in your story, there is a nifty online tool that will count for you at charactercountonline.com.

I will do a roundup each Tuesday, along with providing a new prompt. And if for some reason I missed your entry in the Roundup, as I have occasionally done, please let me know. I want to be sure to include your tale.

Finally, have fun!

And REMEMBER…you have 280 characters (spaces and punctuation included), to tell your tale…and a week to do it. I can’t wait to see what you create this week.

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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: PL124


Three Things Challenge: PL124

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: canoe, sherbetmonitor

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Canoe Trip

By Teresa Smeigh 2019

“Are you almost ready for our canoe trip, Faith?”

“Mark, I have to check my blood sugar and then I want to eat this sherbet. Have you seen my blood sugar meter?”

“Do you need to do that now. I want to get to the canoe site with our friends before they leave without us.”

“I can skip the sherbet, but I do need to check my blood sugar. It is time and you don’t want me to drop too low and faint again.”

Mark finds the meter allowing Faith the chance to check her blood sugar and grab a quick snack that she could eat on the way to meet their friends.

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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