Home… is where the typewriter is.

Welcome to Ivory Calla's Random Acts of Writing! Currently, there are two writing paths to peruse: a collection of random acts of writing and the 2020 Writing Challenge! This year's challenge is to write a minimum of 3 posts per week, each based on a select writing prompt, and in a "randomly" selected genre (I'll be … Continue reading Home… is where the typewriter is.

Word of the Day: Dipsomania

As dry as the Arabian desert, not a drop to be found. His nose was quite fond of a fine bouquet, but had thirsted for far too long. Days had passed with no respite, not a single note or even a dirge - an ode to the dipsomaniac. Trudging through the barren wastes, he began … Continue reading Word of the Day: Dipsomania

Word of the Day: Complaisant

Comfort in methodical routines. Living each day by rote. Thoughtless actions on autopilot per prescribed directives. No responsibilities beyond the predictable scope. Until one day there’s a mental snag. Is this all there is? What if...? What if...? Is this complacency truly a sanctuary, or is it a prison dressed in the trappings of familiar … Continue reading Word of the Day: Complaisant

Word of the Day: Berm

She gazed longingly at him and his natural ability to walk on water while everyone else sank like poorly skipped stones. No need for suspension of disbelief necessary. Of course, he could do anything! Who would ever doubt? She set out in her paddle boat, peddling her way after him, panting in the august sun. … Continue reading Word of the Day: Berm