Tag: Creative Writing

The Money Man

“The Money Man” By: Tracie L. Hicks I was no one special. Just an ordinary fellow. I lived alone in a studio apartment on Maine Avenue here in Washington, D.C. I took a taxicab to work every day. You see, I worked at the Department of the Treasury […]

Microfiction July 21-23

On my Facebook Author Page, I started a Microfiction weekend. I post a picture on a Friday, and it stays up until Monday morning. You are to write a short story about the picture. You can write a drabble (100 words), a dribble (50 words), twitterature (140- characters) or a six-word […]

July’s Book of the Month: Beowulf

“Beowulf” is one of the longest poems translated into English. Many believe that the epic poem was written down over twelve hundred years ago. The writer was going by Germanic oral poetry, using heroic language, style, Christianity and the pagan world. (Beowulf, 36—37). It is possible that the […]

MicroFiction Weekend June 23-25

On my Facebook Author Page, I started a Microfiction weekend. I post a picture on a Friday, and it stays up until Monday morning. You are to write a short story about the picture. You can write a drabble (100 words), a dribble (50 words), twitterature (140- characters) or a six-word […]

The Many Shades of Fiction

Before I started writing, I knew about the comics, graphic novels, manga, novellas, novels, short stories, biographies, epics and screenplays. I did not know about some other forms; such as micro-fiction, six-word stories, 140-character stories, dribble, drabble, sudden fiction, novelette and flash fiction. Let’s look at these forms […]

Micro-Fiction From June 9-12

On my Facebook Author Page, I started a Microfiction weekend. I post a picture on a Friday, and it stays up until Tuesday morning. You are to write a short story about the picture. You can write a drabble (100 words), a dribble (50 words), twitterature (140- characters) or a six-word story. […]