Tag Archives: The Red Dress Club

All It Takes is a Spark

              Today please welcome Jackie Cross, who writes over at With Just a Bit of Magic. You can find just about anything there from recipes to pictures and fiction. She is a wife, mom to four kids, … Continue reading

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Her Words Wooed Me Back to Writing

Please welcome Kir, who is finally a wife after decades of dating, a mommy to twins after years of battling infertility and a writer after filling a mountain of notebooks with her stories. She gives a voice to infertility, fibromyalgia and … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: 20 Years

After ordering a Cosmo, Sarah chose a corner booth in a small bar on the fringes of the French Quarter. It was dark, not too crowded. Perfect. Perched on a torn seat, she finished her cocktail in several swift gulps, but still it took four tries to get her cigarette glowing. 20 years. As she dragged deeply she scanned the … Continue reading

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I Came Here To Dance.

Today’s prompt: School trips. We all go on them. What trip do you remember the most? Where did you go & who was with you? How did you get there? Write a memoir post about a memorable school trip. Word … Continue reading

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Playboy: Flash Fiction

Via The Red Dress Club: Flash Fiction can be fun. Write a 300 word piece using this word for inspiration: LIFE. Constructive criticism is encouraged. But bear in mind this is one of my first forays into fiction & not my … Continue reading

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We Were So Cool.

  Today’s Red Dress Club prompt: write non-fiction based on memories inspired by the above photo! My friend Michelle and I were hanging out one weekend, trying to find something fun to do. As sophomores in high school, we tried to … Continue reading

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Gluttony

Today’s prompt from The Red Dress Club is about gluttony. I’m not looking for constructive criticism, as this post isn’t a literary effort; just my perceptions and things floating around in my head. But I’d still love to hear your thoughts and reactions. … Continue reading

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I’ve got my Mommypants on today…

Today you can find me here at Cheryl’s blog, Mommypants, where I’m honored and humbled to share a guest post. Cheryl is an incredible writer, and she’s the brainchild behind The Red Dress Club, which I discovered several months ago. It’s a place … Continue reading

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The Hair is Just Not Fair.

Today I’m doing The Red Dress Club prompt: jealousy. We all have it. We all feel it. Now we’d like you to write about it. We’ll leave it open: you can write about something/someone you envy, a time when jealousy … Continue reading

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Fear & Loathing in the Sky

Today’s Red Dress Club prompt is non-fiction from my point of view. It is to “write a formal complaint letter to my deepest, darkest fear.” **not necessarily looking for concrit here, just felt like being snarky/funny about it!** Dear Boeing 737, Your … Continue reading

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