Just Simply Alice’s Creative Writing
Sometimes Just Simply Alice finds inspiration and delves into the creative writing world. Different from other blog posts, Just Simply Alice’s creative writing will tend to focus more on fiction.
A Stale Marriage
I wrote this poem about a fictional stale marriage using inspiration from a Creative Collaboration. I posted on Facebook: “Look to your right, what do you see?” All answers to the question are formatted in the poem like *this*, and I wrote the poem within the goal of an hour.
A Stale Marriage
Stuck between *dirty dishes
A red bed pillow
And the wall* ...READ MORE...
Amy's Work Life Balance
I created this fictional story about the work life balance by doing another “Creative Collaboration”. I posted on Facebook: “Before looking at your phone, what was the last thing you saw?” All suggested words were used in the order received, and are formatted in the story like *this*.
Amy’s Work Life Balance
Amy finally escaped the office after another 12 hour day of working like a *dog*, which involved mostly sitting in front of a computer. Though Amy’s mom encouraged the recent work transition that focused more on stretching Amy’s mental instead of physical abilities, Amy missed her *dancing* days. Amy’s English bulldog, Scallywag, also seemed less enthused by the new work schedule. ...READ MORE...
A collective story writing challenge.
I posted on Facebook a collective story writing challenge, requesting my friends to provide suggestions for a short story. By using the Facebook comments section, people were encouraged to contribute as much or as little as they wanted. Afterward, I took all of the comments and edited it into ‘Petunia the Penguin’.
Petunia the Penguin
The warm evening was slowly creeping up on Petunia like a limbless man crawling toward his left arm. ...READ MORE...