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Magic in the Mundane – Part 4 of “In a Pig’s Ear” – a Steemit Freewrite

carolkean in freewrite • Her. Jack wanted her to meet someone, and it was a her. Sarah pocketed her phone and watched as two figures skate-walked toward her through the snow and ice that would never stop a northerner or a Derby goer. What … Continue reading

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“Live. Love. Smash.” – a Steemit Freewrite, Part 3 of In a Pig’s Ear

What kind of people live for a Demolition Derby? Rude barbarians and helmeted gladiators, Huns and Vikings were only yesterday on the scale of human history, so the urge to slash and burn boiled strong in the gene pool. The … Continue reading

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“Pineapple Finials” – a Steemit Freewrite and sequel to “In a Pig’s Ear”

Pineapple Finials- Day 480: 5 Minute Freewrite: Tuesday – Prompt: pineapple *my daughter’s old walnut four-poster  | carolkean  in freewrite Her husband was dead and she couldn’t sleep in their room, not with his old faded Levis piled under those leather boots … Continue reading

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“In a Pig’s Ear” – Steemit Freewrite

“I’m heading out for some pig’s ears,” he said. “In a pig’s ear, you are,” she muttered. Sure, he was going to the store for pig’s ears. He drove to the Farm and Fleet with the flimsiest of excuses, the … Continue reading

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Meet Me In the Limelight – a Steemit freewrite

Meet Me In the Limelight by Carol Kean Day 461: 5 Minute Freewrite: Thursday – Prompt: in the limelight source Meet me in the Limelight, he said, and there was a lot of background noise, so I when I asked … Continue reading

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But Never Jam Today – a Steemit Freewrite

“But Never Jam Today” – Day 473: 5 Minute Freewrite: Tuesday – Prompt: jam tomorrow “Let’s jam tomorrow,” he texted me. I would have pretended not to get the message but we both had iPhones and he’d see that I … Continue reading

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The Token Irishman – a Steemit Freewrite

Day 474: 5 Minute Freewrite: Wednesday – Prompt: token Tokenism is the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups … Continue reading

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“What prompted me to say it?” 5-Minute Freewrite

For the past year I’ve been freewriting short-short stories via Steemit’s #freewritehouse, and it’s so much fun to see all the various and unexpected characters who spring to mind when you set the timer for 5 minutes and start writing … Continue reading

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Lady Graves – NaNoWriMo 2018 – my 50,000-words-in-one-month novel

I did it – I took the challenge; I wrote a whole novel in one month. Toward the end my word count was low and the November 30 deadline was looming, so I wrote some swift, shabby, poorly thought-out exposition. … Continue reading

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“Unheard Melodies” – my story won a little contest!

“Unheard Melodies” for Fiction Comp, #1 Week 1 by @carolkean  Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter – –“Ode on a Grecian Urn,” John Keats, 1819 This is my entry for the “Fiction Comp – All writers are welcome – … Continue reading

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