Category Archives: 100 Word Challenge

100 Word Challenge – Storm – May 31, 2017

Tara’s Thin Spiral Notebook – prompt weekly The prompt is: storm The sky was darkening quickly. Annie scrambled to gather her things and get inside before the rain started. As she leaned against a tree, a knife slashed into the … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge: Grouch

100 Word Challenge: Grouch ~~~~~~~~~~ Grouch by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright October 2016 – 100 words I am a grouch. I hate the term, but it fits my mentality due to my mental health disorders. I have bipolar disorder for … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge: Your name here

  100 Word Challenge: Your name here Teresa Elizabeth Dean I was born Teresa Elizabeth. Like Tara I have spent my life trying to get people to spell Teresa the way mine is spelled. I have no “H” in it. … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge: Recluse

100 Word Challenge: /Recluse Recluse I am a recluse of sorts. If I can find a way to get away from everyone (including family) I will. I am unhappy due to my bipolar disorder (trying to get it out of depression … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge: Quiet

100 Word Challenge: Quiet I crave quiet. Noise, muted or not annoys me. The constant ringing of my dad’s phone or mine (damn telemarketers). Door slamming, the noise of someone walking overhead, the cat meowing and the dog barking. I recently … Continue reading

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Pushed Too Far

Pushed Too Far by Teresa Smeigh The phone was frustratingly quiet. Josie was so tired of John’s hackneyed excuses as to why he couldn’t call or see her. She understood he had to work. Who didn’t? What annoyed her to … Continue reading

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The Crash

The Crash I sit quietly reading in the shady area deep in the back yard. I vaguely hear a loud crash of metal on metal, but continue reading. I am more interested in my book than all the noise and … Continue reading

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Twins

  Twins I rubbed the piece of plaster, laid out the tools and headed to bed for an early start on my project. The next morning I opened the door and stared. My block of plaster had two heads carved … Continue reading

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The Decision

  The Decision Warm, balmy breezes blow over my face as I sit there on the sand and stare at the ocean looking for the answer and the strength to make that decision. He will be here soon. If I … Continue reading

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Shut up Puleeze!

Shut up Puleeze! The noise is tremendous. Hard to imagine 3 little kids can make this much noise. I yell at them to be quiet, but they don’t listen. I yell shut up and receive no more response than before. … Continue reading

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The Secret Box

The Secret Box “What’s the key for?” “Mommy’s special key. I will show you one day.” One day never came. Now fresh from mom’s funeral, I head for where she hid her box. The box contained an old-style telephone, crayons, … Continue reading

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Dashing Through The Snow

Darren dashed across the yard and headed for the trees. The snow was falling rapidly. He slowed to catch his breath. He could hear his name being screamed. Not too far away. He had to start moving again. The trees … Continue reading

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The Cottage (Friday Fictioneers) – The Cottage

I wrote this originally way back when Madison Woods was in charge.  It eventually became a series and then it broke and I couldn’t fix it up. Here is the original piece I wrote for this particular picture Rochelle is … Continue reading

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With God there is no good luck, we are all treated how we deserve to be treated, according to God’s plans.

100 Word Challenge Luck By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 Luck has nothing to do with Jesus. His followers believe what he says With all their hearts. We do what we are bid and do it cheerfully for that is what … Continue reading

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Velvet Verbosity is back and run by Tara Roberts/Tara R. – Still 100 words

  http://thinspiralnotebook.com/imso-100-word-challenge-archive-2/ 100 Word Challenge: Word of the week is Idea ~~~~~~~~~~ Ideas and Secrets By Teresa Smeigh February 2016   I have an idea Fleeting as can be. Better hold on tight Or it could be set free. My ideas … Continue reading

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Velvet Verbosity is back and run by Tara Roberts/Tara R. – Still 100 words

I have missed Velvet Verbosity and am glad that Tara R has taken over. http://thinspiralnotebook.com/imso-100-word-challenge-archive-2/ 100 Word Challenge: Peculiar ~~~~~~~~~~ Velvet Verbosity – Peculiar by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright January 2016 – 100 words I have been called peculiar, Because I … Continue reading

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The Job

The Job The sign read —- Help Wanted: Waitress for coffee shop. Samantha surveyed the area. She needed a job. She entered the small shop. “Just a minute dearie, I will be right with you,” a sweet old voice came … Continue reading

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Three Floors Up – Friday Fictioneers – 9/4/15

Three Floors Up By Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright September 6, 2015 Mrs. Scully was outside. She heard a scuffling noise above her. Wondering what was going on she backed up so she could look at the front of the building. … Continue reading

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The Gym – Friday Fictioneers Prompt 8/26/2015

_____________________________________________ THE GYM By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright August 2015 100 words The gym I worked in had lots of loose equipment which they preferred to leave out in racks during the day and just pickup and put in the … Continue reading

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The Storm – Friday Fictioneers photo prompt

  The Storm Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright August 2015 The storm that hit the city that year only knocked down one building partially. Ours, but enough that we had to relocate to an area that was even worse … Continue reading

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