Gritty Details

Segments

My blog features multiple "segments" in which I write based on topic, suggestion, or whim. Below is a break-up of each segment and when they happen during the week.

 OneWord 

Based on the daily prompts from the oneword™ website, I post my responses to the daily word every single day, written within a strict sixty second time frame. So expect OneWord blog entries in the morning or afternoon, depending on when the site is updated and what my schedule is.

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 Poet Corner 

Every weeknight, I post something relevant to poetry for "Poet Corner." This could be an original poem, an addition to "Sonnet Solstice," or an end-of-the-week "Introspection," where I summarize my current situation, thoughts on writing, and whatever recommendations I have for the night.

Ten Word Tales

Every Friday, I post a story consisting only of ten words. No prompts. No extra rules. Just a very straightforward and very short piece of flash fiction every week. Heck, they're even shorter than my OneWords are!

 Storyteller 

Before every Saturday, I will ask for an opening line for a story from peers or followers. When I find one I like, I will use it for "Storyteller," where I will write a piece of fiction based on the prompts I receive. Obviously, readers who send me opening lines may not expect the kind of story I end up producing with said lines, but they will receive credit for their creative offerings.

On rare occasions, I may write a "Storyteller" segment without a prompt. This may be due to personal choice or the inability to find an appropriately inspiring opening line on time.

 Whims of the Time Traveler (Retired)

A less common segment, "Whims of the Time Traveler" occurred every Friday in which I posted a poem, short story, or essay from my past (at least one year before the current year). These writings were not edited or altered - save for some slight mechanical fixes such as spelling and punctuation - instead presented in the way they were written originally during that specific year. This gave me a chance to display my writing throughout the years, revealing how it used to be and how it changed over time. The segment was retired in October of 2014, after I ran out of archived works to post.