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Marry Christmas–Inspired by Holly Becker

The votes are in! Last week’s winner was Scourge inspired by Kristi West! Congratulations, Kristi! You’re moving on to the finals! Today’s story idea comes from the Fabulous Holly Becker. During the last challenge, she came up with the ideas for The Hostage and Playing Debussy (which wasn’t…

Challenge Me Vote: Week One!

This week we have 4 stories on the ballot. Voting begins now and goes to Sunday night at 11:59. You can vote by commenting on this post with the title of the story. You only get one vote. Scourge, Inspired by Kristi West The…

The Accidental Heretic–Inspired by Betsy Carter

Today’s story idea comes from my beautiful older sister. You wanna see how pretty she was…right? Ah…that felt good. Here’s Betsy’s story idea…I’m going to warn you: this is a very, very strange story. Willman is the guy that rides on the back of…

We Matter–Inspired by Tanya Glanzman

Today’s story idea came from Tanya Glanzman. Tanya’s blog is My Father’s Daughter. You can “like” her Facebook Page here. She also blogs for Circle of Friends Ministries. And she’s a mom. And she’s a teacher. And she’s a student. Somehow she balances it…

The Farewell–Inspired by Annette Deaton

Today’s story idea comes from Annette Deaton. Annette was a guest blogger here in November. See her moving post here. This is Annette’s story idea… Character: Anne is 20 years old and caring. Setting: Catholic Church Conflict: The love of her life, Seth, whom…

Scourge–Inspired by Kristi West

I’m at it again! A challenge to write short stories based on the ideas and inspirations of my readers! We had 30 stories in September (find links to those stories here). Well, that was so popular (and insanely fun for me) that I decided…

Guest Post by Jessie Heninger

Hey every one I’m back. Please stop crying I promise it won’t be that bad… Last time I had the privilege of guest posting for Susie I ended up rambling on about the magic of antique and junk shopping and buying second hand. All…

Stay or Leave — From My Archives

A tiny stream of light makes it’s way through my bedroom blinds. Sitting up in bed, I’m the only one awake. The kids are in their rooms, I’ve already peeked in on them. My husband is rolled on his side, eyes closed. I want…

Krow Photography Tuesday

I would really like to extend a special thanks to Kedron Rhodes for allowing me to post his photography. He really has an eye for eclectic beauty. Please visit and “like” his Facebook Page. Now, these are my favorite, favorite, favorite on his page. I…

Skinny — From My Archives

I was the fat kid. Not baby chub or pleasantly plump. This wasn’t the kind of extra weight I would “grow into”. This was wrist roll, thighs rubbing, eye smashing, mortifying weight. When my mom felt guilty about working so much, she’d bring home…

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