The 500 Word Weekend Write-In Discussion Thread


The 500 word weekend write-in prompt for Apr 5 2019 is now available:

[The 500 Word Weekend Write-In]

500 words, with a new prompt every Friday. Everybody is welcome!


Speaking of prompts… if anyone would like to go back over the prompts from wattpad (that I could find), here’s a list you can copy for your very, very own. (The ones with the checks are ones that I’ve done. Just deleted the check from your copied list.)


Stop what you’re doing and check out the last half of “The Maiden and the Serpent” (written to the prompt “stop”)

Just kidding. Read it at your convenience, if you’re so inclined!


Joyce is right. You are going to want to read part two.


Thank you, Yvonne.


Julia, the Coyote Goddess, in addition to having a good boy, now gets a bad boy too.

Plus, what’s the upcoming ‘Battle of the Lesser Gods,’ all mean? Read on to find out:

Freyed Relationship


I don’t know what to make of this, but the Devil is in the entrails.


Makes a change from chitterlings!


Meantime: In the Stillness


My entry for the week: Intersection.

It’s been a strange day: insurance adjusters, Wattpad and being tapped to write a few lines of script suggestions for TV show.


Thanks, Tom!


There were so many directions to go with #stop.

I choose a not quite so dark one: The Cobra


The first two places I surfed after doing my weekend write in browsing this morning… both mentioned STOP!
My credit union wanted me to stop paying too much for a car loan.
A blog had a funny and thoughtful article about a Roomba automated vacuum cleaner that had to stop every time it meets an obstacle, a parable for life.
What coincidence!


Life can be like that sometimes.




Ok, everyone, here is my contribution for “stop”. I’m pretty terrified to put this out there… its really, really, personal, but we share pieces of us as authors, right?

It comes with trigger warnings for war, PTSD, and dealing with the aftermath of suicide. Please don’t feel obligated to read it if these things are topics you wish to avoid.

Don’t Stop


Uh-oh… they’re B-A-C-K… Joe and Baz that is! Sober??? It’s true.

STOP!! or I’ll shoot!


Here’s my entry:


Here’s how I did mine -
But Neddy’s?? Who knows? He’s a law unto himself as far as I know.
And shh… don’t tell anyone but I think he has major shareholding in Google - he sends me there SO often, I’m getting awful suspicious.


W-H-A-T ?? Oosy being a newbie??? Huh??
Some people will do anything for a bit of publicity!!
Sigh… but just because I luv ya… WELCOME! Sigh… AGAIN!!