Monthly Archives: November 2015

Two more of my blog posts published by IBPF

Published by International Bipolar Foundation at http://www.ibpf.org   Nutrition: http://ibpf.org/blog/bipolar-disorder-and-how-nutrition-fits Dissociation: http://ibpf.org/blog/bipolar-and-dissociation-world-around-you Advertisements

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Writing Prompt_Writer’s Digest_June 19, 2012_”gambling losses”

This time, you’re in too deep. Your gambling losses have been mounting and, with a recent ill-advised bet, have put you $50,000 in debt. Your bookie, knowing you don’t have that kind of cash, is willing to wipe your debt … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt_the word is “blue”

The weekly prompt, where we give you one word and ask that you give it back to us, using the third definition, in a 33-333 word response. BLUE (adjective  3  a : low in spirits : melancholy      b … Continue reading

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picture prompt

And now on to this weekend’s prompt.  We’re going back to an old faithful, mostly because it delights us to see the stories you create from our photos.  Please give us a creative piece inspired by the photo below.  You … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – “fate” – (non-fiction)

This was published originally on June 12, 2012 This week, write a fiction or creative non-fiction piece where fate plays a prominent role. You can write from the position of a complete belief or absolute disbelief in the role of … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – Writer’s Digest 06-12-2012 – “today’s the day you save a life”

TODAY’S THE DAY YOU SAVE A LIFE You’re on your way to lunch when you walk by a crowd of people staring up toward the sky. You look up and see someone at the top of a building getting ready … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – “the number three” – (non-fiction)

And now on to the weekend challenge.  This weekend what we are asking from you is a little bit different (again).  Many of you regularly submit fictional responses to our prompts.  This weekend we are asking for a bit of … Continue reading

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writing challenge for Monday – the word “alley”

Prompt We give you one word and ask that you give it back to us, using the third definition, in a 33-333 word response. This week’s word is: ALLEY (noun)  3: a narrow street; especially : a thoroughfare through the … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – “leaving town abruptly”

The prompt – “LEAVING TOWN ABRUPTLY” A friend rings your doorbell way too early in the morning to be ringing doorbells. You answer the door in your PJs, and the friend says, “Pack a bag quickly. I have to get … Continue reading

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A Life-Saver – Sunday Fiction photo prompt

A Life-Saver Written by Tessa Smeigh copyright November 2015 “Heave-ho,” yelled Joe the head of the “Floating Joe’s.” Joe was in charge of a group of rafts. They were practicing for a race against another group in a few days. … Continue reading

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Studio 30 Plus – prompts thankful/beholden

I am Beholden By Tessa Smeigh copyright 2015 I am beholden to God. God really was my savior. This is a true story. 3 years ago I attempted to take my life. I didn’t know how many pills and alcohol … Continue reading

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Master Class Monday: Venemous Honey

Venemous Honey Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright November 2015 Honey hid in the bushes along the path leading to her destination. She didn’t want anyone to see her. It was dark and she fumbled her way through the bushes … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday – November 27, 2015

3WW Week No. 455 As you well know, each week I post three words. You write something using the words. Then come back and post a link to the contribution with Mr. Linky (but please, link to the exact post, … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #3 – Judy and John – The Flight – Part 3

FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #3 Judy and John – the Flight written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 “I know them,” John shouted and started towards the side of the burning cabin towards the direction they … Continue reading

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#Writer’s Quote Wednesday (on Tuesday) & #BeWoW

#Writer’s Quote Wednesday (on Tuesday) & #BeWoW Like a cocoon to a butterfly I am changing my life from what I am to what I need to be. My life belongs to God and he needs me to follow his … Continue reading

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← RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #72 Life&Give

← RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #72 Life&Give    

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Wicked Ways

Originally posted on 12/19/2012 and I just came across it and it reminds me why I wrote it. It is partially about my life and the hyper-sexuality caused by my bipolar disorder. Wicked Ways She was a wicked woman, careless … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 18: Compose a series of anecdotes

Writing 101, Day 18: Compose a series of anecdotes The Smeigh Family Vignette: 15 years old A and I meet at a skating rink. He asked the little brother of one of his friends to ask me to skate. We skated, … Continue reading

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TWO-SENTENCE STORY CHALLENGE – C. S. Wilde

TWO-SENTENCE STORY CHALLENGE #atwosentencestory She prepared herself for her last moments in life. All prettied up, the emergency medical team was the last people to see her before death took the prettiness away.

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FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #2

FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #2 _____________________________________________ Judy and John – the Newlyweds written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 Newly married Judy and John Burns stood surveying their future home, a run down cabin on the … Continue reading

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