Only the Butterflies Knew

I wrote this piece three years ago! I need to write creative fiction more often.

Dreamhowl Writes

This fictional piece is based off of this writing prompt, and also posted on my DeviantArt account

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It was about that time again. The dawn of a new day, when humans thought to sneak up on the Deep Woods Dragon while it slept. It feared the way the sun reflected off of it’s scales, they said. It’s prismatic hide was so bright it was blinding. If taunted into the sun, they said, the Deep Woods Dragon could be defeated by the least trained of knights. The Deep Woods Dragon needed to be blinded, they said, or it would burn its attackers to ashes with rainbow-hued flames.

He knew these rumors because the butterflies had told him. They were drawn to the rainbow of greens, yellows, pinks and purples of his scales, like the flowers they coveted so much. They had told him this…

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Journals, Personal, Writing

I’ve Discovered An Old Friend In The Bullet Journal

I started writing in a diary when I was in elementary school. My psychiatrist gifted me a small, yellow journal with flowers and fairies on the cover. There was a small combination lock on the side of the book, though it proved easy to force open. It was a lovely gift for a little girl… Continue reading I’ve Discovered An Old Friend In The Bullet Journal


25 x 25

This sounds like something I need to try. I’m so glad that I saw this blog post in my feed today. Take a look to learn more!

The Momentum Project

A personal reflection on living life by the pomodoro technique.

In his introduction to the well-recognized book, The Success Principles, Jack Canfield emphasizes that his principles do work. But he emphasizes: for the principles to work, you have to work the principles! And the secret to success with the pomodoro technique is just that.

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#BlogBattle: Shield

Check out this (monthly) writing prompt! If I can write it this month, I may try it every month.



September 2019 Blog Battle

Our word this month is:


You can start writing at any time, but make sure you post your story by the 30th of the month to have your story shared here and on social media.

Once you’ve posted your story to your blog, put a link to it in the comments section, and we’ll add your story to the Battle Stories Line-up post.

Make sure to check back and read some of the stories of your fellow battlers. Leave comments to encourage these writers, and share each other’s stories!

Basic Rules:

The Prompt Word will be given the First Tuesday of Every Month.

Post your story by the 30th of the Same Month.


  1. 1000 words max (give or take a few)
  2. fictional tale (or true if you really want)
  3. Any genre that fits within PG-13 (or less) Content – let’s keep this family friendly!

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