MINIATURE WRITING CHALLENGE #56 (3Cs Series)

(Tuesday 16th August – Monday 22nd August)

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This week I’m starting a mini-series challenge within the Miniature Writing Challenge. The 3Cs stand for: Culture, Country and City. For the first challenge, use any Culture in the world as a source of inspiration for your creative piece. Please include the name of your chosen culture and a picture.

Challenge Rules 

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Quick Tip: Tagging for Shelf Life

The Daily Post

Tagging? Again?!”

Well, yes — because nothing makes me sadder than finding a well-crafted post, only to scroll down to the bottom of the page and find that it’s badly tagged or — shudders! — untagged. (Ok, a few things make me sadder. But still.)

The reason for my sadness? I know that while I may have found the post and enjoyed it, many others — especially bloggers who rely on the WordPress.com Reader — won’t.

Tagging is so important not only because it brings your site traffic (though that’s important for many, of course), but also because it can bring you the right kind of traffic. It connects you to people who are passionate about the same topics as you, and who might belong to online communities you want to tap into.

Sweet fifteen

You may have already heard the cardinal rule of tagging on WordPress.com, but it’s…

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Confused Little Girl

The confused little girl woke up this morning again

Wondering when her life will begin

Agitated and scared, a tantrum she threw

Lashing out at everyone she knew

Unable to comprehend they called her spoiled

Causing her fury to further boil

As reality crushed her down to the bone

It turned a muscle into cold hard stone

Bleak became the future through her eyes

And unnerving was her slow demise

Many tried to help piece her back together

But she believed that hope was lost forever

So sad was the reality she couldn’t bear

And so real was the sadness she couldn’t share