Author Archives: John W. Howell

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Last Movie Seen

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again, and this week’s prompt is…well, let’s let Linda Hill explain it. “Your prompt for #JusJoJan and Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “movie title.” Take the title of the last movie you watched (just the title, not the premise of the movie), and base your post on […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

    Another Friday and another weekend eve. I don’t have a lot to report this week but was pleased to receive back three beta reader comments. These guys were way ahead of the due date, and I’m grateful for their attention to the book. I am looking forward to the others. I am working on […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Outside After the Rain

“Hey, Twiggy. Where are you?” “Over here in the rocks.” “What are you doing there?” “The grass is all wet and feels icky on my feet.” “So, what is the attraction out here?” “Look at that flowerbed. Nice black stones. Collect the sun heat.” “Okay. I can see that. You think Mom would approve?” “I’m […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

  It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week, we were in Jerry’s apartment when all hell broke loose. Someone is outside in the hall shooting at the door. Larry, Andrew, and Jerry move to the back bedroom of the apartment, and Larry lays prone on the floor with a bead on the entrance. […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #245 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo (below) as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; even just a caption for the photograph. Either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at before 6 pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do on the Day Prohibition Goes Into Effect in 1920

  This week marks the anniversary of the ratification of the 18th amendment prohibiting the sale or consumption of alcohol in 1920. For most of us, this might not be a trip we want to make, but for historical reasons, we should. Take this list with you so that problems are kept to a minimum. […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Some Plants

I was supposed to do a feature, on an embroidery exhibit at the local library. I must have had the date wrong since there was nothing there. So here it is mear minutes from a deadline, and I got nothing. It was then I started looking around and noticed some interesting (to me) plants. So […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – “First Three Words”

  It is Stream of Consciousness time again, and this week’s prompt is going to take some explaining. Let me ask Linda Hill to tell us what is needed. In her words. “Your prompt for #JusJoJan and Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “the first 3 words of the first full sentence.” Okay, follow me here. This […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

  Friday has rolled in and not too soon. This week has to be one of getting things cleaned up, so to speak. My WIP is now in the hands of beta readers. Thank you, everyone. The comments are due back on February 16th. The feedback will be interesting, I’m sure. I have contacted the […]

Thursday – A Little Personal Twiggy and Lucy Outside

“Hey twiggy. What are you doing?” “Hiding from Lucy. I’m going to jump her.” “Going to be tough. She’s outside.” “Oh for heaven’s sake. I better go out.” “Hey, Lucy. What are you doing?” “I was going to go and have a lay down in the sun.” “Aw come on. There are more fun things […]