Well, I’m back!

Hello lovely ones. I have been on a little blogging adventure.

To cut a long story short… I always said once I reached 1k followers I’d move from wordpress.com to wordpress.org. And so I did at the beginning of the year, but I very promptly got lost from the WP reader, so all you lovely followers could no longer see my posts.

I have been struggling through, trying to connect with you all without much success, and because of this I have today moved back to wordpress.com… because (and don’t say I don’t ever do anything nice) I miss you. 😉

I still have my blog over at ismithwords.com, which will eventually be my new home, so if you’d like to follow the action there please do visit and sign up to the mailing list, which I send out every few weeks with the details of the latest challenges, stories and general musings.

For now I am coming back to you with the most recent Literary Lion post from my other site, which I am opening up for another month, as so many of you missed out on it before. Please do bear with me if you did manage to see this one, and feel free to have another go if so!

So to this month’s challenge. The word is ‘Boys’. It puts me in mind of Britney Spears circa early noughties. She will forever be the reason I do stomach crunches…

So you now have a month and 100 words to pen your tale. Or more than one tale. There is no limit if you prefer to write more frequently than the challenge as it is now monthly.

Remember to include the tag ‘literary lion’ in your piece. Pingback to this post so I can see your story. Say hello on twitter, and come and visit me on Instagram… I’ve started a separate collective of writers here under the hashtag #literarylion, so come and say hello if you’d like to join the private message group there for some shorter tales.

Good luck, looking forward to reading your pieces. Here is my little boyish tale…

Restroom.

It said Lola 4 Charlie 4 eva. Toilets didn’t require accurate spelling.

Or grammar.

I wondered if Lola was still for Charlie. Or if Lola was now for someone else. And if her ‘someone else’ knew about the declaration on the cubicle door half way up the M40 to Birmingham. And if Lola was for Charlie, then what did Lola get? Was he for her too?

In which case, why didn’t it say so?

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9 thoughts on “Well, I’m back!

    1. Gosh really?! That is not good. It was working fine when I had my domain plugged into the wp.com, just not when I migrated over to wp.org. I have come to the conclusion that nothing is ever simple in the world of the internet unless you’re a CSS/HTML wizard, in which case, you have all the power. 😁🙌🏻

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  1. Dear Laura, I know what that is like I tried to go private and just invite those closest and it did the same thing then my friend tried to do what you did and the same happened to her. It wasn’t anything you did it’s some sort of hinky in the WP world I think anyway I’m glad you are back 🙂 (selfishly!)

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    1. Aw thank you, you are so kind! I’ve still got my other blog, which is my preferred design, but there just doesnt seem to be a good way of moving it all over for my WP.com peeps! It’s a shame they don’t make it clearer, it’s all a learning curve I guess?!

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