Challenge Accepted: Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction – Rock Star

Last week, a fellow blogger and educator, Norah Colvin, commented on a post I had written about the "spotlight effect", suggesting that "a story based on this would be perfect for the ‘rock star’ prompt at the Flash Fiction Challenge at  Carrot Ranch this week." I wasn't familiar with Flash Fiction or Carrot Ranch, but … Continue reading Challenge Accepted: Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction – Rock Star

The Spotlight Effect (also known as “no one is paying attention to you”)

I still remember it from 40 years ago. A bunch of guys in our dorm had t-shirts made that said in big letters "Disco Sucks", and we all decided to wear them around campus the same day. I can recall before even going into my first classroom that day and my face was already bright … Continue reading The Spotlight Effect (also known as “no one is paying attention to you”)