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.

89.) Gordon’s genie.

Gordon got his wish, although not what the genie expected.

March 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

88.) Idea Factory

“What the hell did that mean,” I thought as my brain concluded for itself what the sign must have said.

How the thought process can help or screw us up.

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

87.) Grounded in grounds

What can our protagonist count on to help keep him alive while lost in the jungle?

January 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Review: ultrawide 21:9 monitors for writing.

How is an ultra-wide monitor good for writing?

January 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Holiday reflections and coming challenge.

Resolutions. My god, who else has started down this same desolate road? Opening up Word, going right to the top and planting that right there: Resolutions. Desolate? Well, yeah, of … Continue reading

December 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Update: As a matter of fact, you can’t write through anything.

I have a notebook. I have pens and pencils. I gratefully have a brain and ambulatory hands with which I can employ all of these things. Some may call interference … Continue reading

December 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

86.) Take the shot, Kid!

“… pictures inexplicably drew geometries, forces, and reactions across his vision every time he had to put a ball somewhere.”

When does your shot count?

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment