Writer’s Club Topic

Surprising Back Story Surprising Back Story is the topic for this months writer;s club. I chose to write a true story rather than a fictional character although I took a lot of shall we say creative liberties. This even did happen over 30 years ago. While the gist and some of the details are still fresh in my mind, I…

Christmas Town ~The Craft Store

Tessa closed the door after the last of the children left the Craft Store. She loved the little tykes, but they were tiring.  Not having children of her own, she loved holding the craft classes that were popular with the little ones. Today they made Christmas trees out of their hand prints in plaster. They painted them then wrapped them…

Christmas Town ~ The Bakery

  “But Mr. Patisserie even your name means pastries!” “I don’t care if my name means schmuck we are not going to make cookies and donuts and foo foo  things. This is a bakery! We bake breads and sometimes cake. Maybe in the big city they do things crazy but here we make bread. That’s it! Now make some bread!”…

Vacation

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There was much excitement in the Donnell Family.  Finally after so many years of scrimping and saving, Mr. and Mrs. Donnell had saved enough money to take all of the family, all 8 of them, on vacation  Previously only the child closest to their 16th had been sent on vacation.   Mr. and  Mrs.  Donnell   thought that since the oldest would…

Jorinda and Jorindel ~ T Twisted Tale

Jorinda

This is a story is getting the “T” treatment. It was originally told  by the Grimms’ Kinder und Hausmarchen which translates as Grimms’ Children’s and Household Tales. We know them as Fairy tales. A note about this story: This was originally written as the witch being an old Fairy.   The Victorian era gave us the ethereal fairy that is eternally…

Annie and the End of the World pt 8

They had walked to the point of exhaustion every day and still it took Annie and Arthur three days to get through the fire ravaged forest. They had made camp just outside of the trees in a meadow that somehow had been spared from the raging fire.  Her bones ached and her throat felt as if too had been scorched…