Published October 13, 2019 by rochellewisoff

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in Sammi’s comment section.

I didn’t include the title in the word count. The story is 89 words. 


To supplement our income, I signed on as a makeup consultant.

I went from one “Rah-Rah” meeting to another. We were Marilee’s moonbeams. Marilee encouraged me with her sweet effervescent smile. Dreams of pink Cadillacs filled my head.

One quarter I even won a jeweled brooch for sales.

In the midst of my so-called success, Mom lost her battle with cancer. Instead of offering comfort, Marilee encouraged me, with that ingratiating smile of hers, to get out there and “sell, sell, sell” as if that would replace my mother.



  • Dear Rochelle,

    I never managed to earn a damn thing with I joined that pink cult. Gawd almighty they were a bunch of loons. I have never heard so much whoooooo! in my life. I could not stomach it, to be honest.

    And Marilee sounds exactly like my leader. What a biatch…Like D said above, they show their true pink colours, don’t they?

    Excellent take on the prompt, as expected. Love your personal reveals.

    Shalom and lotsa love,


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