Writing 101 Day 5

Day Five: Be Brief Today’s Prompt: You stumble upon a random letter on the path.   Between the Lines by Lenee Cobb As I pulled the car to the side of the logging road and parked, the sun filtered down through young leaves and spritely-tipped branches. What would have been gray and spooky a few moments ago now appeared welcoming. Car doors quietly shut, so as not to interrupt the birdsong, and I locked it up and motioned my brother and our neighborhood friend to follow me down a deer path I knew by heart. Moss cushioned the ground, giving … Continue reading Writing 101 Day 5

Land of the Midnight Sun: Part 6

Land of the Midnight Sun Part 6 Chapter One: Cliffhangers and Heroes by Lenee Cobb   How many times, logically, should you have died? Can you count them on one hand, two? Did your survival ever depend upon the selflessness of another? Did they pay a price? Tonight, I want to pay tribute to a couple of heroes. October 1964 We have a green and white Chevy Nomad station wagon packed full from the back area to the luggage rack on top. Behind the station wagon sits a 24-foot trailer. All our valuables are in the trailer, fancy plates and … Continue reading Land of the Midnight Sun: Part 6

Writing 101: Day 4

Day Four: Serially Lost Today’s Prompt: Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. What About Loss? Loss. This is supposed to be part 1 of a 3 part series of bite-sized blog articles. You’re welcome to join me as I explore this topic. I’m not sure where I want to take it. Perhaps you could give me some feedback in the comments area on what aspect of loss you’d enjoy reading more about. Anyone who’s read my blog posts dealing with The Land of the Midnight Sun knows I’ve suffered … Continue reading Writing 101: Day 4