Mixed Bag http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com For All your Fiction and Miscellaneous Reading Needs Wed, 20 May 2020 13:33:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://i2.wp.com/www.hemas-mixedbag.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/money-bag-2-256x256.png?fit=32%2C32 Mixed Bag http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com 32 32 111981179 Questions I wanted to ask on Quora, but didn’t http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/questions-i-wanted-to-ask-on-quora-but-didnt/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/questions-i-wanted-to-ask-on-quora-but-didnt/#comments Wed, 20 May 2020 13:23:37 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3444 Questions I wanted to ask on Quora but didn't

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Lost http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/lost/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/lost/#comments Wed, 13 May 2020 12:28:27 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3428 I wake up in the middle of the night, sweaty, heart beating out of rhythm. It’s my most recurring nightmare, in which I’m lost and desperate to find my way... Read more »

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I Remember http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/i-remember/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/i-remember/#comments Sun, 03 May 2020 11:34:55 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3406 53-word micro based on YeahWrite's micro prompt - Start or end your story with "Something moved in the shadows."

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How to Balance your Chakras http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/how-to-balance-your-chakras/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/how-to-balance-your-chakras/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2020 04:17:46 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3381 Some Quaratine humor - my attempts at chakra meditation.

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My daughter, Gaia http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/my-daughter-gaia/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/my-daughter-gaia/#respond Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:03:44 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3362 MicroFiction in 48 words incorporating "earth". Brought to you by an exhausted parent who is tired of cleaning glitter off everything.

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Now http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/now/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/now/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:39:07 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3344 This time, last week I was at my local supermarket, crying in the snacks aisle. Rrruffles has rrridgessss! The blue bag of chips screamed, but I couldn’t see the ridges... Read more »

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Guinea Pig http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/guinea-pig/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/guinea-pig/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:31:03 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3336 She’s in the garden digging at the roots of the rosebush. Her straw hat and gray chignon bob up and down to the tune of the song she’s humming. She... Read more »

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I’m staring at you on the subway because… http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/im-staring-at-you/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/im-staring-at-you/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:36:54 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3314 …I’m a writer. Observing people is what I do. I also stare into space sometimes. If you knew, you’d stop thinking I was interested in you. You’d stop trying to... Read more »

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On My Way to Somewhere http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/on-my-way-to-somewhere/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/on-my-way-to-somewhere/#comments Wed, 19 Feb 2020 10:04:15 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3281 I've tried this experimental form for a personal essay - the mosaic or the braided essay. I've only used it for fiction before.

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Pet Negotiations http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/pet-negotiations/ http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/pet-negotiations/#comments Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:23:25 +0000 http://www.hemas-mixedbag.com/?p=3250 Editor’s note : It’s easy to think that essays must always be linear – A happens then B happens then C happens. But some of the most engaging essays don’t... Read more »

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