Today’s writing is inspired by a prompt given to me by Adam Guillemette at alifeimagined.blog: you’d think that staring down the barrel of cupid’s arrow, one would feel elated as with all these challenges I write them in about an hour and then press publish, so they’re not polished – but they’re a great exercise to …

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This week’s Tuesday Trying i decided to use a rose (at the suggestion of a friend) and there was something about this photograph, by Tanalee Youngblood, that spoke to me. So the rules for today are to mention the roses, and to focus on description through emotional response (which was the topic of a writerly …

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Today’s piece is inspired both by this quote and by the pain so many of us have felt from loving people who don’t treat us well. I tend to write these Tuesday pieces in about an hour so it is unpolished, but very much from the heart. The challenge for me was to work the …

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