I have been eagerly awaiting Sacha’s next prompt! I enjoy her various twists in her writing games that she challenges us to!

Flash Flash

The challenge?

Get a timer, set it for 120 seconds and when and ONLY when you are ready to do the challenge, scroll to the very end of the post to see the one word prompt. Write hard and fast until your time is up. 

Well, I opened the email for the post at work, and had to impatiently wait until now to actually reveal the prompt!

Then I obediently opened a word doc, set my timer and did the big reveal!

I shall give you my entry first, before the prompt word though!

Slowly she applied it, layer after layer.
The concealer and foundation, then the eyes.
Eyebrows painted on.
Cheekbones highlit and honed to perfection, and a pout to match.
Looking in the mirror, she admired her warpaint, an armour of sorts.
Enough to shield her from the battles she used to face, when people stared at her in horror…

The prompt word was


And that was in 120 seconds, honest!!!!! (Or maybe 125…!)


10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Writespiration #88 It’s a Dolls Life | Sacha Black
  2. Sacha Black
    May 02, 2016 @ 21:10:58

    ok so firstly, I am shit! sorry it has taken me forever to get to this. But… life!

    secondly AWESOME entry, if geoffle read this he would have a giggle cause he likes to call me eyebrows! I am a fan of keeping mine well trimmed! :p.

    Loved the piece with such a deeper meaning to it 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  3. sheldonk2014
    Apr 20, 2016 @ 21:58:49

    I’m ok I guess
    Not really sure these days
    With my insides being like a milkshake

    Liked by 1 person


  4. Erika Kind
    Apr 20, 2016 @ 21:42:55

    Ha, I believe you, Sis! I am sure the words came absolutely naturally…. lol!!! Seriously, great take, Sis! 😘

    Liked by 1 person


  5. sheldonk2014
    Apr 20, 2016 @ 21:34:46

    Hi Ritu
    How goes it
    Hope all is well
    As always Sheldon

    Liked by 1 person


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