Freestyle Writing Challenge!

Hannah Givens challenged me to a Freestyle Writing Challenge.... Which, I'll admit, kinda scares me.  The writing that I've posted so far has been draft-material... but it's still been REVISED drafts!  This calls for a full blown rough draft!  Free-write material! Hannah gave a prompt, which I read as I started the clock for fifteen … Continue reading Freestyle Writing Challenge!

Xander and the xoanon

Xander sheathed his xiphos, looked at the xoanon that had fallen from the sky.  The thing had landed on the head of a xerus.  Not that xerus’ were normally found around here, but a local xenophile had important a bunch of them, along with some xanthoxyl.  Xolani promised, after the xylophagan infestation that such exotic … Continue reading Xander and the xoanon


This piece was inspired by my guest-posters and those essays that always seemed to be assigned to write about summer vacations. My Vacation By Myra Halanski This summer we went camping at Lilly Lake. I don’t know why it’s called Lilly Lake. I didn’t see any lilies there. There was a plant that Mom said was Poison … Continue reading Vacation