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In Your Dreams #flashfiction

One of the most encouraging and supportive bloggers in the universe shares in 99 words what she never dreamed blogging would do for her. She wrote the words right out from under me. I couldn’t have said it better in 99,000 words. She also shared all her entries in the Rodeo Contest. So much fun. Enjoy reading Norah Colvin.

Norah Colvin

This week at the Carrot Ranch, Charli Mills challenged writers to In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen. The situation can be fortuitous, funny, or disappointing. Go where the prompt leads!

When I began my blogging journey in 2013, I never dreamed that I would:

  • continue writing two or more posts a week for more than seven years
  • participate in weekly flash fiction prompts at the Carrot Ranch year after year
  • meet so many fascinating people from nearly every continent with varied backgrounds and interests
  • make so many wonderful friends in the blogosphere whose encouragement and support is constant (thank you)
  • become addicted to the conversations that occur on my blog and theirs
  • enter into a rodeo contest, a writing one at that, and receive honourable mentions for my efforts.

(99 words)

The 2020 rodeo is over nowโ€ฆ

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  1. I whole-heartedly agree with your introduction about Norah. Always a kind word for everyone. I love reading from seasoned bloggers and their whys and hows. For me, anything past 2 years is a seasoned blogger. I was initially surprised about the supportive community. Now it is a highlight for me. I glanced over these entries and I will bookmark post to reread. Congratulations, Norah on your efforts and honourable mentions. You are inspirational. Thank you, Marsha, for sharing this post. As you say, fun to read.

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  2. Marsha, Thank you so much for your wonderfully kind and supportive words. You are a true gem in the blogging world and I am so happy to have met you. I remember your writing about the issues with your aircon – so frustrating. Hopefully, you left them all behind now.

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Hi, I'm Marsha Ingrao, a retired educator and wife of a retired realtor. My all-consuming hobby is blogging and it has changed my life. My friends live all over the world. In November 2020, we sold everything and retired to the mile-high desert of Prescott, AZ. We live less than five miles from the Granite Dells, four lakes, and hundreds of trails with our dog, Kalev, and two cats, Moji and Nutter Butter. Vince's sister came with us and lives close by. Every day is a new adventure.

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