(c) all rights reserved · 3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · monsters · Word of the Day Challenge

Night of the Rat

image link New Orleans is known for its strange goings-about, and as you know, many a tall-tale contains a grain of truth. They say back in the days of rum running and pirate jaunts, a strange ship came in on the mist one night. Madame DeSwain, whose inn near the docks greeted gamblers, sailors, and… Continue reading Night of the Rat

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · justice · monsters · Word of the Day Challenge

Master of the House

image link Fandango's FOWC is track, the Word of the Day Challenge is portable, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are father, crossword, wafer , and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “Master of the House” WARNING ** WARNING ** WARNING **  Some readers may find this story disturbing or offensive. Ulysses Danger is a bestselling… Continue reading Master of the House

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dVerse — quadrille — Hungry

image link Frank is the host of dVerse today. Frank says: The word for the quadrille today is “troll” or any variation or arrangement of it somehow in your poem. So. To get to the point, to participate write a 44-word quadrille using some variation of the word “troll” in the poem. Frank, I took… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Hungry

bat shit crazy · Coloring Club · monsters · music

Coloring Club Plus — 3/19/19

I was trying to think of an appropriate song for today. One that would speak to the mass shooting a long way from here, in NZ, but close for so many of the writers and readers on Word Press. We in the US have seen it become almost commonplace here. It sorrows me to see… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 3/19/19

Fandango Provocative Question · monsters

#FPQ –tainted evil

Fandango's Provocative Question is a doozy this time. “When you learn about highly regarded artists being accused of inappropriate sexual behavior, especially with minors, can you separate the artists from their art, or would you refuse to listen to, watch, or read the artists’ works?” Let's start with clarification of terms. A celebrity or artist… Continue reading #FPQ –tainted evil

fiction · monsters

The Lost City — A Picture Challenge

Kristian, from Tales from the Mind of Kristian, has challenged me to write a story to the above picture. Click on the link to take you to Kristian's story if you want to see his take on it! The rules of the challenge are: The challenge is to write a piece of historical fiction about… Continue reading The Lost City — A Picture Challenge

3TC · A Guy Called Bloke · bat shit crazy · fiction · horror · mature audiences only · monsters · Word of the Day Challenge

Beyond Frankenstein

image link WARNING:  THIS STORY IS DARK AND MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO READERS.  ONLY ADULT READERS SHOULD READ THE STORY. Fandango's FOWC is theory, the Word of the Day Challenge is itching, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are: hammock, whistle, robot , AND A Guy Called Bloke's, Oh Prompt Me Do!! – Creativity's ragamuffin. Dr.… Continue reading Beyond Frankenstein

A Guy Called Bloke · Christmas · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · monsters · Word of the Day Challenge

A Scary Christmas Story

image link Fandango's FOWC is formidable. The Word of the Day Challenge is family. Today's story is also part of A Guy Called Bloke's Pimp Imp's December's Dastardly Deeds Challenge for December 24, with a story prompt of Trolls are for life not just Christmas! Trolls are for life not just Christmas! A troll family… Continue reading A Scary Christmas Story

exploitation · horror · justice · monsters · poetry

Reflections of a Rat Bast*rd

This shout-out goes to Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., and Neil Degrasse Tyson, and all the rest of you rat bastards out there.  Do you know how sick to death I am of your lame-ass denials?  Do you know how blessed you are that your victims aren't as… Continue reading Reflections of a Rat Bast*rd

exploitation · monsters

The Dead Can’t Talk. It’s Time To Listen To Survivors. — Drifting Through

Gretchen Kelly speaks powerfully about the survivors of sexual abuse and gives heads-up to abusers and anyone who explicitly or complicitly supports abusers.  THANK YOU Gretchen.   Sexual assault is like a death. A death of who you would have been. Who you were before. It is a violation of the body and the mind,… Continue reading The Dead Can’t Talk. It’s Time To Listen To Survivors. — Drifting Through