Trees For Maryanne

DECFUN6.JMW-WK3 It’s about that time of the year. Due to computer problems, I didn’t get to play much with writer’s exercises and December shorts this year. This short was one of my first with the Writer’s Forum. I’m working on a new blog, Letters In The Wind, which will be journals, letters and shorts about […]

Over-The-Hill Adventures

In my continuing adventures as a soon to be single woman, I present another episode of the Laundromat. Everyone knows there are certain rules to doing laundry. Read the care labels. Sort the coloreds from the whites. Pre-treat stains. Wash the towels separately. It’s not a complicated job and, under normal circumstances, it isn’t a […]

The Rogue

Excerpt from Paladin’s Pride The rogue slipped through the black of nightHidden there from mortal sight.With footsteps soft as falling snow.His mission one so few did know.With daggers strapped tight to his side.The foe could find no place to hide. He traveled far across the land.Which often seemed at his command.No blade of grass he […]

The Story Teller

(This is the first Story Teller story.) DECFUN4.JMW-WK2Copyright 2001 Julie WeathersAll Rights Reserved This was a writing exercise I did for the theme of winter. The Story Teller Lone Wolf loved children. He had once dreamed of having many sons and daughters, but he was now an old man with no children to call his […]

A Child For Story Teller

Yet another writing exercise. DECFUN.JMW-WK3Copyright 2001 Julie WeathersAll Rights Reserved A Child For Story Teller Young Pretty Elk stood in front of the lodge, surrounded by people and possessions. The proper amount of mourning time had passed and today was the give away. All of her dead husband’s belongings had been given away. The women […]


Another writing exercise. This one was pretty wide open. The subject was scarlet. My Darling Emily; It will soon be Christmas and my thoughts fly north on the wings of an angel to be with you. It is bitterly cold today and we are still trapped on the side of this mountain. Our supply train […]

Think Green

And now, because too much sappy sentiment isn’t good for you, a double dose of the adventures of Martha and Tilley. Decfun/Green exerciseCopyright 2001 Julie Weathers All rights reservedWarning Martha and Tilly are browsing through Victoria’s Secrets again. Think Green Martha and Tilley stared at the notice on the bulletin board. The Old Gray Meres […]

Mermaids and Candles

DecFun2-WK3-JWMermaids and CandlesBy Julie WeathersCopyright 2000 All rights reserved. Mermaids and Candles Martha peered down her nose through her trifocals at the catalogue on the table. Tilly was rummaging through her purse, looking for her magnifying glass. “The Sensual Senior…” the senior center activities director droned on as Martha and Tilly passed the recovered magnifying […]

The Sin Renounced

This won’t make much sense unless a person reads The Sin first. The members of the writing groups thought I should bring closure to Laura and Lee’s story, so I wrote this to finish it. February Level A ExercsieConnect2.JMWCopyright 2002Julie Weathers (jmw751)All rights reserved The Sin Renounced Laura felt his touch as soon as she […]

The Sin

I’m going to be adding most of my old writing exercises to the blog. This one was supposed to show people making an emotional connection. February Level A ExerciseConnect.JMWJulie Weathers (jmw751)Copyright 2002All rights reserved The Sin Laura rocked slowly, keeping time with the desert’s heartbeat. Today was the day. Surely there was more to be […]