Rough Drift

"Small" writing challenges for my small writing talent. Hotel note pads are the only space allowed. Let's see if I can strip it down and tighten it up to learn something. Improving my skill of weird fiction.

83.) Let it burn

” I could lay on the brakes to stop, but they would overheat and fail at this speed. ”

Hurtling through the night…what’s ahead?

August 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

Grandma’s typewriter

“This is my grandmother’s typewriter. The role it played in her accomplishments means more to my growing family than just having something old and worth money to a collector. ”

How much more can something really mean to you?

July 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

82.) Generation 2.0.1

“Thomas sat at a small wobbly table staring at a steaming cup of coffee, thankfully distracted…….Condolences, his wife’s grief, all daily grinds of coping for him.”

Given available choices, I’m sure many would pick their solutions differently, or the same?

July 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Don’t worry, I’ll be back. I need more time.

Cancer is the theme today. Other themes include selling a house, buying a house, moving quite a bit of stuff in between said houses, recurrent company training, and cancer. Did I mention cancer? Yes? Oh, well then I’ll move on to cancer instead.

June 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Review: Kokuyo Systemic, refillable notebook cover.

“What I stumbled upon is, I think, the best alternative to the leather kings of travel journal and note folios “

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

81.) Agony

“His shame glared in the hotel mirror with pursed lips and a head shake.”

A man’s life can experience more pain than you’ll ever know; never from where you think.

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

A great pencil for the money: Mitsubishi 9850 HB

I’ve spent a few days with the Mitsubishi 9850 HB and at $10 for a dozen through Amazon, I don’t know of any pencil that can beat what it’s like to use…for the money. Here’s why.

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment