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Happy Christmas

Wishing one and all a very merry Christmas



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Evoke(d) – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Dreading another family Christmas full of bickering and terrible gifts, Michael slowly stepped up to his grandmother’s door. The smell of baking cookies wafted through the cracks and evoked fond memories of having fun as a child helping his grandmother bake Christmas cookies. His dread quickly forgotten, he hurried through the door with a smile on his face and ran into the kitchen to help her bake.




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Hey, Writers! Be Careful What You Wish For

Tara Sparling writes

Is the grass always greener on the other writer’s metaphor?

Well, folks: it’s that time again, when we look back on the achievements of the year – or in some cases, our complete lack of them.

(You could say it’s also the time of year when bloggers start planning their New Year’s Resolution posts for the first week of January, because nothing scores hits like hand-me-down resolutions from other people… but that would be cynical, and as we all know, I am an eternal optimist whose positive sense of hope and bonhomie is matched only by my ability to lose weight and write catchy pop tunes.)

But with all these thoughts of taking stock, counting blessings and adjudicating ourselves into an early eggnog, it’s made me think about what writers do to themselves, when they wish for things.

After all, you’d be hard pressed to come up with a person…

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Deal – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Helplessly watching his young daughter languishing in the hospital bed, he felt he would happily make a deal with the Devil himself if it would mean his daughter could live.



This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “deal”: