#AccountaClub Friday, September 20, 2019

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So it’s Friday! I hope you had a good time with #PromptaPalooza, it was definitely fun finding the prompts. Not that I’ve done any of them, I should get on that.

But I was away, in Boston for a few days. There’s so much to see there, and I did just a fraction of it. Their art museum, the Museum of Fine Arts is fantastic. I wish I could have covered more, but focused mainly in the American Art, with furniture and portraits and the sense of the time around the founding of our country.

I saw the glass flowers at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, and they are a remarkable sight. They look alive in a way I’ve never seen glass before. I posted some pictures on Twitter if you’re interested.

Overall it was a fascinating trip but it involved no writing. Which is fair, I think, it’s a vacation after all.

But I did keep up with the fitness. I left very early on Friday, but managed to do a Daily Burn workout from the library, a yoga-based one. And then on Monday I used the hotel fitness room. Tuesday I did the Daily Burn workout from Monday, and Wednesday I was back home and back to normal.

Although I walked A LOT in Boston. A LOT. It would be nice to get that much in back here at home, but it’s tougher.

So that’s me. How was your week?


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Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
And download Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities, it’s quick and weird AND FREE!
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Ten Word Photo Prompt, #PromptaPalooza: Going Home

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Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Pexels.com

And here we are, back where we started, closing out #PromptaPalooza with our usual Thursday ten word story. I hope you’ve found some fun and inspiration.

And some great websites for ideas.

Not that you ever get stuck. OF COURSE.

OK so you know the drill: exactly ten words using the above photo as a writing prompt. And what better picture than our PromptaPalooza inspiration?

Ready?

Here’s mine:

Merely a speck, almost too far to see.

Rescue.

Finally.

Ten Word Photo Prompt: Packaging

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Photo by Jonathan Borba on Pexels.com

It’s ten word story time!!

Using the photo above, write a story of exactly 10 words. EXACTLY.

Ready?

Here’s mine:

Riya sighed. The android body part replacement packs always ripped.

#AccountaClub? How about a FREE BOOK instead?

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Why hello there! I’m FREE!

So Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities is free on Amazon once more!

Exciting, right?

It’s a collection of weird short stories, all quick reads, all yours for the taking. Enjoy and happy Friday!

Oh and on the #AccountaClub front, a little editing of a different manuscript and five fantastic workouts this week.

Look at that! We did both!


Check out  my full-length novels: 
Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
And download Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities, it’s quick and weird AND FREE!
Peruse Montraps Publishing
Like my political side? Read my opinion pieces here.

Ten Word Photo Prompt: Journey’s End

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Photo by Stijn Dijkstra on Pexels.com

Yesterday I thought it was Thursday, but today it actually is! And you know what that means!

Or maybe you don’t.

It’s ten word story time! Using the photo above, write a ten word story. Exactly ten words.

Ready?

Here’s mine:

With a grumbled scrape, the stone opened.

Shangri-La waited below.

#WednesdayWisdom: It’s not Thursday.

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I was all ready to do a ten word photo prompt and then I realized it’s Wednesday. Not Thursday.

Consider this your public service announcement.

Today started out beautiful and blue but clouds rolled in and I’m not sure of the weather’s intentions. Could go either way.

Like a lot of things these days.

I’m not full of deep thoughts today, so I’ll keep it short and simple. And have a good Wednesday, because it’s not Thursday.


Check out  my full-length novels: 
Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
And download Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities, it’s quick and weird AND FREE!
Peruse Montraps Publishing
Like my political side? Read my opinion pieces here.

#AccountaClub Friday, August 30, 2019

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Here we are at Friday again, it’s so strange how that seems to happen so quickly lately. Especially here in the last bits of summer.

So it won’t be a long one today, I’m still in my post-finishing phase, which usually means a bit of a writing break. Though I’ve had some ideas I want to try out.

And, of course, editing time.

On the fitness front, I did my five workouts but it was a tough week. Monday had more technical issues, and I ended up doing a previously-recorded workout. The whole week felt very challenging, I don’t know if it was me or the routines themselves, but still, I got here.

Got it done. And the truth is that even if I feel sluggish getting to a workout, I’m never sorry I did it.

And that’s me. How was your week?


Check out  my full-length novels: 
Aunty Ida’s Full-Service Mental Institution (by Invitation Only)   
Aunty Ida’s Holey Amazing Sleeping Preparation (Not Doctor Recommended) 
Her Cousin Much Removed
The Great Paradox and the Innies and Outies of Time Management.
And download Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities, it’s quick and weird AND FREE!
Peruse Montraps Publishing
Like my political side? Read my opinion pieces here.