Home on the Range

The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “RANGE”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories

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 “So, how many do you think are out there, Pardner?” Clement called loudly, as hot winds swept the Martian landscape of the Arizon’ Range.

“It’s hard to tell from here,” she answered evenly, looking askance at the lariat he twirled lazily overhead, adding quietly, “But you’re surely not gonna catch any endangered Schmitties with that thing, as they’re round and hard as a bowling ball underneath all that fur.” Continue reading

Spelling Lesson Number 1

snow flakes

The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “METER”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories 

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“Maybe you oughtta check the meter, instead o’ just eyeballin’ tha thing?”

The answer to that was a raised eyebrow and a sharp chin notched upward…a bit of the hairy eyeball.

“I mean, the Grandmaster Grimoire says you have ta get the right combo, tha right timing, in tha right amount, or there’s gonna be major troubles, for sure.” Continue reading

Creepy Wonder Tale

Source: Incredible-Art-Gallery

The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “VERGE”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories  

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“That’s quite a drop,” she murmured, peering into the abyss with raised eyebrows, adding, “and I’m not sure where it all ends.” Continue reading

And On the Seventh

Back in the saddle again, after a break!

The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “ETERNAL”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories

Slip on the Sorrels with a scrape and a thump, follow with a puffy jacket and least favorite hat with that oversized faux-rabbit pompom on the top. The undercarriage has been taken care of with moisture-wicking long johns, thin wool socks, a heavy-duty sport bra, and an expendable pair of undies. Slide a pair of choppers with removable wool liners over bone-white fingers, rarin’ to get to work and heat things up. Continue reading

Giant Change

Kittelson troll boy with a cauldron

Hugo, as a young one, as seen by Kittelson

Hugo was unhappy. He’d been left in the tree swing too long. The swing, his favorite, hung from a branch of the biggest Douglas fir on Heffinger Mountain. A snack, a nap, a swing in the sack, and he’d be a happy boy all day. Continue reading