It’s Six Sentence Story Thursday Link Up!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and another edition of Six Sentence Stories! We meet once again. How magical this thing called writing! Individual words properly grouped can cause a reader to smile, nudge them to laughter. Writing can tease tears into falling or nostalgia to descend like a fading summer sunset. Writing offers comfort and catharsis. Language is our medium of soul and imagination. We hope you join us this week at the Six Sentence Story Blog Hop. If you write a Six be sure to link up. If you stop in for a quick looksee read, leave a comment for the author or just say “hey“. Communication is connection. Read you soon 🙂

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Link the URL to your post via the blue “Click here to enter” button below.
Link is live Wednesday through Saturday night late!
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers  😀

PROMPT WORDRANDOM

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Good fiction creates its own reality.”
― Nora Roberts

 

Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and Sunday’s prompt word reveal for Six Sentence Stories! Y’all know how this blog hop works, right? For anyone thinking, “hey, this sounds fun, what do I do?”.  You can read the condensed soup version below or…  1. Write a Six Sentence story or poem or new installment in your latest serial or book. 2. Publish.
3. Come back here Wednesday after 6:00 pm US Eastern Standard Time and click on my post titled “It’s Six Sentence Story Thursday Link Up! 4. Scroll down just below the prompt word to the box that says “You are invited to the Inlinkz link party” 5. Just below that is a blue rectangle that says “Click here to enter“. 6. Click that blue box and it opens a 2nd page where there’s another blue box “Add link“.  Click that and almost there!
7. Follow instructions to sign in, complete the requested fields by 1st pasting the link to your URL and the usual info. Once you do that, click “Save” and voila! A thumbnail link to your Six appears on the page for everyone to access. Be sure to check back between Wednesday night and late Saturday night. Some of us may post a little later than sooner. Write on, people and I’ll read you soon!

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Return here, link your post Wednesday night through Saturday late…
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers 🙂

PROMPT WORDRANDOM

When you’re writing, you’re creating something out of nothing … A successful piece of writing is like doing a successful piece of magic.” – Susanna Clarke

Lemonade and peppermint sticks. It’s a 6.

A scalloped edged dollop of cloud cover plummeted to the blacktop before me, sp-l-l-a-t! Absorbed by the asphalt, all melty like a blackened S’mores over a too hot fire, I didn’t need a thermometer to tell me today would be another scorcher.

A slow, steady trickle of perfectly formed beads of sweat dripped from my face as if sourced from an ancient artesian aquifer and yet, this face faucet sensation paled in comparison to the tiny, raging rivulet between my breasts flowing downward, obedient to Newton’s first law. A gluey, syrupy film had begun to appear on my arms and legs, until it covered the entire surface of my body, perspiration seeping from every pore – who turned the sauna to 212°?!

A quick glance at the water level in my Hydro Flask cautioned me from continuing my walking odyssey, 2 hours having passed since sparkling sunshine, bluest blue skies and caressing breeze seduced me out of doors; I still needed to make the return trip. Adaptability, endurance, high tolerance, straight away were no match for the burgeoning desire to get back home, peel the sopping clothing stuck to my body like the thin skin of an onion layer, and step into my state of the art thermostatic shower system with multi function shower head and rain head and luxuriate in the cascade of cool, cool, cool water.

 

It’s Six Sentence Story Thursday Link Up!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and another edition of Six Sentence Stories! Who’s up for writing a Six?! Tell me the SSS weekly blog hop isn’t an incredibly fun, sometimes frustrating (in a good way), totally engaging blog hop! The secret benefit of participating? Your writing skills improve. No one can tell me otherwise, lol. I’ll be the first to attest the re-writes and edits and “grammar mechanics” that go into writing a story in 6 and only 6 sentences is not only beneficial, but rewarding.  Last week’s hop was pretty rockin’ so let’s put the needle back in the groove and party on!

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Link the URL to your post via the blue “Click here to enter” button below.
Link live Wednesday through Saturday night late!
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers  😀

PROMPT WORDSHOWER

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Click here to enter

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make.”
― Truman Capote

Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and Sunday’s prompt word reveal for Six Sentence Stories! Was talking with a friend last evening. Conversation veered off to writing and creativity.  I indulged in lamenting I’d “run dry” as of late. Being a writer her own self, her reaction was simple. She advised to simply acknowledge the fact; not worry about it. It will come back. Each of us has experienced a “crises of words” at some point. Returning to the page/screen is the first step in rediscovering all the words biding time until we invite them to life, non? So what better way to get back on the horse than participating in the Six Sentence Story Blog Hop! The only requirement? 6 sentences. That’s it. Simple. Short, long or somewhere in-between, all you need are words that form 6 sentences. Only 6. Join us this week? 🙂

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Return here, link your post Wednesday night through Saturday late…
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers 🙂

PROMPT WORDSHOWER

We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes.
― Franz Kafka

“When push comes to shove.” It’s a 6.

Hunched over the desk that served as workstation, a myriad of paperwork strewn about and covering half the keyboard; computer screen awaiting information, she sat, uninspired and not a little distracted.  It had gone unnoticed for the last couple of months, or so it seemed – the changes, subtle and not so subtle – in people, family and friends, in the movement of the hours and over all passage of time.

Life’s typical flow chart was not so “flowing” as novel and ever evolving challenges and at times, alarming transformation, began to establish dominion over the ubiquitous day to day. Attention span struggling, memory not the tack it once was, struggles to keep the edges from blurring.. “what?!”

She looked up and out the large office window overlooking the asphalt parking lot with its towering red brick bank building, her gaze immediately re-directed downward toward the window’s thin metal trim edge where a small bird, barely 2’ on the other side of the glass, was intently staring at her, tilting it’s head one way then the other, as if waiting for her to pay attention; its small mouth excitedly cheeping, it seemed to be talking to her; she smiled widely.

Eyes held captive, imagination activated, she observed as the little bird hopped along the length of the window, then hopped back to where it started, never not looking at her, as if the urgency of its message would somehow translate, driving home the reminder that life is always walking the edge.

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It’s Six Sentence Story Thursday Link Up!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and another edition of Six Sentence Stories! How’s everyone feeling this week? Fired up?! Just cooling the jets until Thursday? Well, ya know… just ‘cuz you link a post Wednesday night to get a jump start or you get up early and link Thursday morning, doesn’t mean if you get inspired and write another Six, you can’t come back and link that one too! As long each story utilizes the prompt word, is 6 and precisely 6 sentences, it’s all good 😀 Write on and we’ll read you soon!

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Link the URL to your post via the blue “Click here to enter” button below.
Link live Wednesday through Saturday night late!
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers  😀

PROMPT WORD HUNCH

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Writers are the exorcists of their own demons.”
― Mario Vargas-Llosa

Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and Sunday’s prompt word reveal for Six Sentence Stories! First, a huge thank you to everyone for last’s week’s stories. Marvelous, entertaining and fun! What a wonderful reminder of what writing is about, what it can do for people – those writing and for readers especially. Let’s keep doing what we do. When we tire, refuel. When imagination seems a bit hungry, feed it. Fingers complaining they miss the keys? Allow them to feel them, if only a few. We all know it takes only typing a letter or two before we see the sentences forming. I hope you’ll join us this week for the next edition of Six Sentence Stories 🙂

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Return here, link your post Wednesday night through Saturday late…
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers 🙂

PROMPT WORDHUNCH

Poems are never finished – just abandoned
― Paul Valery

I knew in an instant. It’s a 6.

With all the poetry flying about this week’s Six Sentence Stories, I couldn’t resist 😀

Her first name began with Z, last with G, first home unknown, second, humane society.
Until the day we found each other, now uncertainty would be a distant anxiety.

Instant family, she’d fit right in, “dinner with rolls?, I’ll take one please!”
Shy at first, all proper and prim, adjustment was made with absolute ease.

Get her riled up, crazy and zany, like a child’s spinning toy top she would spin.
No, there was never, ever a doubt, Z wouldn’t fit in!

It’s Six Sentence Story Thursday Link Up!

Welcome to GirlieOnTheEdge and another edition of Six Sentence Stories! Word around the web is what in the world was Girlie thinking giving us that cue word?! It was either that or…wait for it…Zombie! Why the heck not, lol. Imho, a sense of humor is paramount to navigating life’s currents. As we can all attest, writing can be a rough and tough tumble with “regular” words let alone “irregular” ones, so-o-o…. why not lighten the ordeal with a fun word 😀 We hope you’ll join in this week for the fun and challenge of Six Sentence Stories. Whatever your preference, be it fiction, detective/mystery, poetry or prose, we all look forward to reading you soon!

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Link the URL to your post via the blue “Click here to enter” button below.
Link live Wednesday through Saturday night late!
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers  😀

PROMPT WORDZANY

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https://fresh.inlinkz.com/js/widget/load.js?id=9c9b10dbdecdfb9300b0There is no adequate definition for creative writing, any more than it is possible to describe pain or flavor or color.” – Fannie Hurst