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.

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

80.) Ahh, university years; looking inside an old poetry notebook.

“Few events in our lives generate more revulsion than discovering one’s old college notebook of angst-ridden poetry boiling over like a garbage-ridden back-alley dumpster-fire.”

That’s right, look inside my past.

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

79.) Slow burn

“Do we wish to see because we want to judge or because we have to? I think that is a lady, driving twenty in a thirty-five zone,”

I found myself thinking all of the above and concluded there’s so much more to think about while driving…

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

78.) Swallow

“Conversation flowed out of the [Captain’s] seat with thoughts and personal wisdom espoused about everything that came to mind…”

What we have to endure at work to make it work.

February 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

77.) Whittling on

“The old man in suspenders stops whittling when he has empty hands and shavings by his boots…”

100 words on enjoyment from good or bad results.

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

A harder yet more perfect pencil? Blackwing’s lineup.

“Then I used the 530…. It writes very smooth…”

Finding the right implement for the right moment when you have to be a scribe.

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

76.) Dangerous Sleepers

“I became accustomed to the details and happenings after six months that defy logic.”

Not everyone’s mind is harmless in sleep. They say it’s sometimes the most active of all at night…

December 3, 2016 · Leave a comment