Lisa Ricard Claro – Author

Romance is good for your heart!

Zorro, the Gay Blade!

Posted on Nov 15, 2010 by Lisa Ricard Claro   20 Comments | Posted in contests · microfiction

A big “Welcome!” to my two newest followers, Arlee Bird and Faith Hope Cherrytea.  Please link to their pages and have a look around.

Gosh. . .how did it get to be Microfiction Monday again? The last week zipped past, and here we are. If you’ve visited before then you know the drill:  140 characters to tell the story that matches the picture. Thanks to Susan at Stony River for hosting this awesome meme!

Sexy boots; check! Manly hat; check! 
Flowing cape proving my understanding of the female psyche; check! 
Ed’s Bar happy hour, here I come!
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Yes, it’s true! 
My manliness I inherited from my Papa; 
my cooking skills from Mama; 
and my fashion sense from the movie Zorro, The Gay Blade!
You can see from my microfiction tales that my mood is lighthearted today. That would have to do with NaNoWriMo and my word count, which is at 31,000 as of last evening.  With 19,000 words to go, the end is in sight. I’m not quite in the home stretch, but I can see it just over the horizon. Yay!
Today is the last day to sign up for my blog contest (scroll down a few posts for entry rules).  A random drawing will determine the winner, so check back here tomorrow for the name of the winner!
Have a great Monday!

20 Responses to "Zorro, the Gay Blade!"

  1. Comment by Sioux Roslawski
    November 15, 2010 at 7:43 am  

    31,000? Amazing! Can you give us a little "teaser" about your NaNo story? What is it about? What are the main characters like? Please…pique our interest!

  2. Comment by Dominic de Mattos
    November 15, 2010 at 8:07 am  

    ROFL His father didn't visit one of *those* sorts of nightclubs did he?!Love the light tone πŸ˜€

  3. Comment by Akelamalu
    November 15, 2010 at 8:53 am  

    All togged up and ready for a night on the town! LOL

  4. Comment by Deborah
    November 15, 2010 at 9:08 am  

    Brilliant..soo good!!

  5. Comment by Jinksy
    November 15, 2010 at 9:22 am  

    Two corkers here! LOL πŸ™‚

  6. Comment by Peggy
    November 15, 2010 at 10:40 am  

    He is a happy fellow.Very self aware and proud!Nice one!

  7. Comment by SparkleFarkle
    November 15, 2010 at 12:51 pm  

    Dapper, no matter what the flavour!

  8. Comment by Diane
    November 15, 2010 at 2:03 pm  

    What some guys think, hahaha :O)

  9. Comment by Pat
    November 15, 2010 at 2:13 pm  

    There's something about men posing like that—in my mind I think, eeeuuw. You hit the nail on the head twice!Hilarious posts, Lisa!

  10. Comment by septembermom
    November 15, 2010 at 4:54 pm  

    I love the energy of the voice in both of these. Well done πŸ™‚

  11. Comment by sylviamorice
    November 15, 2010 at 5:11 pm  

    Lisa–I loved your MMs this week…gotta love men in brightly coloured clothing! Have a great week. Cheers!

  12. Comment by Susan Fobes
    November 15, 2010 at 5:45 pm  

    LOL! These were both funny!

  13. Comment by BECKY
    November 15, 2010 at 5:53 pm  

    Terrific as always!! So glad you are in a great mood and doing so well on NANO!! Go, Lisa!!

  14. Comment by libithina
    November 15, 2010 at 6:42 pm  

    En garde!! (says the Mexican practicing his French in the desert fencing with the cacti)Touch!! Tu pequeno Pr **ks.affecting his Coup de gras :)Couldn't resist Lisa πŸ™‚ .. inspired fun is infecting

  15. Comment by libithina
    November 15, 2010 at 8:39 pm  

    En garde .. (says the Mexican practicing his French in the desert fencing with the cacti) Touche !! tu pequeno pr ** ks

  16. Comment by Lynn
    November 15, 2010 at 8:44 pm  

    I'm partial to your more serious tone with these Mini things, but that picture would be a challenge so you did quite well! I would have been lost completely. You are on the home stretch NaNo girl–you'll do it and bravo!!!

  17. Comment by SouthLakesMom
    November 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm  

    I'm at 30k with NaNo … chaperoned 18 high schoolers this weekend thinking I'd get some writing time in while they were in conference. HAH…so very little progress, but didn't want to miss MFM again.I love your poser. He's so sweet. cough cough

  18. Comment by Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape
    November 16, 2010 at 12:02 am  

    very funny, loved the first one, sexy boots and all.

  19. Comment by Madeleine
    November 16, 2010 at 3:22 pm  

    LOL! Great stuff. Gay blade and don't forget the black lipstick! ;O)

  20. Comment by Laraine Eddington
    November 16, 2010 at 9:40 pm  

    Love the microfiction and am amazed at your progess on nano. Sadly, I have failed.

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