Story Weekend: Disastrous First Date

Have you ever had a really bad first date? If so, I hope you’ll tell us about it…and squeeze the juicy details into those 100 words!

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

Story Weekend: School Bus Tales

Do you have an interesting story that took place on a school bus? If so, we’d love to hear about it!http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-yellow-school-bus-image2688143

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

Story Weekend: What’s Outside Your Window?

What do you see when you look outside your window?  (If this is your view, I’m coming to visit!)http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-view-monastery-window-image27885173

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

▪ Try to keep it under 100 words. Embrace the challenge! That’s about six or seven lines in the comment form. I want others to read your story, and most people tend to skip if it’s too long. I know how tough it is to “write tight” but I hope you’ll accept this as a challenge.

Story Weekend: Marriage Proposal

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Do you have an interesting marriage proposal story?  If so, I’d love to hear it.

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

▪ Try to keep it under 100 words. Embrace the challenge! That’s about six or seven lines in the comment form. I want others to read your story, and most people tend to skip if it’s too long. I know how tough it is to “write tight” but I hope you’ll accept this as a challenge.

Story Weekend: Found Treasure

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-image-wristwatch-left-discarded-beach-great-lost-property-travel-insurance-image30313216Have you ever stumbled upon treasure when you least expected it or needed it most? I’d love to hear your story about found treasure.

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

Story Weekend: Unforgettable Concerts

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-images-people-silhouettes-festive-atmosphere-image28637099It seems like everyone comes home with a story after attending a great concert. Do you have an unforgettable concert story?

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

Story Weekend: Favorite Holiday Memories

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We’re in the throes of the holidays and time is going so fast. So much to do! Do you have a story about one of your favorite holiday memories?

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

Story Weekend: Identical Twins

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-images-beautiful-twins-image22677024Do you have a  story about identical twins? We’d love to hear it!

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

▪ Try to keep it under 100 words. Embrace the challenge! That’s about six or seven lines in the comment form. I want others to read your story, and most people tend to skip if it’s too long. I know how tough it is to “write tight” but I hope you’ll accept this as a challenge. Happy writing!

Story Weekend: Déjà vu

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-eye-clock-frame-surreal-concept-graphic-vintage-stylisation-image42278687This week’s topic is déjà vu, a feeling that you have seen or heard something before experiencing it for the first time. Share your story about a time that you experienced déjà vu.

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”:

▪ The story must be true

Story Weekend: Remodeling Gone Wrong (and a Giveaway!)

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-stained-carpet-paint-brush-closeup-image35417150Story Weekend is back, and to celebrate, let’s have a giveaway! I’ve been madly working on next year’s book which has sapped all my time, but I’ve missed hearing your stories, so here goes. This week’s topic is Remodeling Gone Wrong. I’d love to hear your Remodeling Gone Wrong story. I’ll use a random number generator to pick an entry to win one of my audio books. Good luck!

If you’re new to Story Weekend, here’s how it works: I pick a theme and you share something from your life that relates to that theme, however you interpret it. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed. As always, there are a few “rules”: