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Writing Prompt – June 19, 2019

Hey there! Welcome to your flash fiction writing prompt for June 19, 2019!

Your prompt is… Continue reading “Writing Prompt – June 19, 2019”


Why Motivational Quotes are Actually Call to Action Quotes

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assi

While looking for a topic on motivation for My Motivational Monday post, I came across a blog post that talks about why you shouldn’t wait for motivation. Continue reading “Why Motivational Quotes are Actually Call to Action Quotes”

It’s a Sh##ty Job, But Somebody Has To Do It! – Flash Fiction

Honestly, I can’t remember when I started this job, but I can tell you now that it possibly could be one of the adversest mistakes of my being when I signed that dotted line.

I should have known right from the start that it was just too good to be true, and it serves me right to believe the media. I mean, everything must be genuine if it’s in the Space News-Times, right? Continue reading “It’s a Sh##ty Job, But Somebody Has To Do It! – Flash Fiction”

Motivational Monday – The Power of the Two Circles

Have you ever had a conversation with somebody or had a thought in your head that started out with, “Great! It had to rain again, now my day is ruined.”? How about, “If only I had people in my life that stopped putting themselves first, then I ‘wouldn’t have to be second all the time!”?

If so, then reasonably this would be an excellent post for you to read to the end.

In the book called, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey explains his concept of the Circle of Concern and the Circle of Influence. Continue reading “Motivational Monday – The Power of the Two Circles”