Her Cause :: A Drabble

Welcome to ‘drabble’ day. What is a ‘drabble’ you ask? A drabble is a short work of fiction, exactly 100 words in length.

Join me. Create your own 100-word piece of fiction. The more dabbling with drabbles the merrier. Tag your post with ‘Friday Drabble’ and use the hash-tag #fridaydrabble on Twitter.

Today’s drabble is a visual drabble. I hope you enjoy it. Continue reading “Her Cause :: A Drabble”

Dabbling in a Drabble

A blogger I follow (in the blogosphere sense, not the literal – waiting on his doorstep – sense), writes a drabble on Fridays. What is a Drabble? Well, quoting Stevil, “a drabble┬áis a very short story of exactly 100 words.” And, with every drabble Steve posts, he invites others to join in and write his/her own. He also suggests to tag the post with ‘Friday Drabble” and use the hashtag #fridaydrabble on Twitter.

I’ve always been impressed with Steve’s drabbles. First, the guy is a great writer. Second, I am amazed how someone can tell a full story with only 100 words. Because I am talkative, the ability to drabble (yes, I just made it a verb) seems inconceivable to me.

Then I took part in BlogDramadey’s BlogFestvius, which limited the posts to 144 words. Lo and behold, I was able to keep each post at 144 words. Since I was able to meet that challenge, I decided to give this drabble thing a try. Continue reading “Dabbling in a Drabble”