Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Lipstick Party

As Melissa walked toward the porch, she glanced at the invitation again. She had no idea what Helen had planned.

December 31
Starting at 9 pm
New Year's Lipstick Party

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Monday, December 28, 2009

Monday Manhandling

"Right or wrong, it's very pleasant to break something from time to time. -Fedor Dostoevski

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Sunday Funday

Well, at least it'd make a good white elephant gift....

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Unpleasant Present

Why is my present wet?

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Tuesday Prompt

"The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend." - Artistotle

Monday, December 21, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Sunday Funday

She added one last thing to her Christmas list. It was a long shot, but she'd been pretty good this year....

Wednesday, December 16, 2009


I sat at my father's desk, tapping a pencil along the edge like he used to. Ta-ta-ta-ta-click. That's when my life changed.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Tuesday Charm

"Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question." - Albert Camus

Monday, December 14, 2009

Monday Maffle*

"What are you doing here?"

* to cause to become confused or bewildered - from Worthless Word for the Day

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Sunday Funday

It was an absolute disaster.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Friday Funkday

It was a simple lock. For such an intricate box--plated in gold, way heavier than its size indicated--the lock was far too simple. Like it was asking to be opened.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009


"What is snow?" she asked. I started to realize that running away into the city wasn't going to work so well with a new emigre out of south Florida. Or, as she put it, North Cuba.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Monday Misdirection

"I think someone must have tampered with my GPS."

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Sunday Funday

"What did you do to my hair?"

Friday, December 4, 2009

Friday Funkday

"Anywhere?" I asked again. "You're sure about that?"

"I swear, if you go out with me, I'll take you anywhere."

Hm... this had possibilities.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

The End of Saucy Saturday

Remember this Lambo police car? Well, the worst has happened. You tell the story.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

And the Winner Is:

Thank you all for participating in our Flashy Drawing for November!

The winner chosen by random selection* is...

Girl With One Eye

GWOE, please either email me at lightverse (at) corkydogproductions (dot) com so that I have your email address or leave it in the comments. I'll get your $20 Amazon gift certificate over to you ASAP.

I know this was a crazy month, what with NaNoWriMo and the Chapbook Challenge at Poetic Asides (among other writing fun and games) so I hope you had a lot joy in writing to our terrific prompts.

Thanks for all the awesome flashies, youse guys (and yes, you rock!) Can't wait to see what goodies you pen next during the month of December.

*All your entries got dumped into a shoe box, but a nice, clean, non-stinky shoebox. An UGG shoebox, if you want specifics. I even removed the silica gel packs first.

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