A character hears – from a friend, or offhand, that there is a secret going around – about them. But – at this point of hearing – the character isn’t sure, whether it’s fiction, or non-fiction. Prompt contributed by Monarch … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 1/16/2022 – 1/23/2022 – ‘The Rumor’
Take a step back from where you are in your writing process to consider the destiny of your character. Tell their fortune. Perhaps you will even write a scene where they visit a tarot card reader or crystal ball visionary, … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 12/19/2012 – 12/26/2021 – ‘Fortune Teller’
Write a piece that uses the phrase, or sentence ‘No Need.’ Also, a great storm. From Writing Prompt Generator at The Story Shack Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 12/05/2012 – 12/12/2021 – ‘No Need’
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. Jorge Luis Borges Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 11/21/2021 – 11/28/2021 – How to Build Mystery
There is a character in your story who has a brilliant mind. But circumstances often contribute to how we apply our talents in our lives. Denis Diderot said “Oh! how near are genius and madness! Men imprison them and chain … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 11/14/2021 – 11/21/2021 – ‘A Genius For War’
Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/24/2021 – 10/31/2021 – Shadow – Light, Presence & Depart; Collage a Mess of Images/Ideas, Turning Too Much to Enough. This We Call Art. Guillaume Chiron is a French artist who enjoys making humorous collages inspired by domestic life in … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/24/2021 – 10/31/2021 – A Scene in a Philosophical Novel: Like a Surrealist Collage – Here We Are, at Long Last, In the Wild World.
Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness. Amy Lowell Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/17/2021 – 10/24/2021 – ‘The Ghost That Haunts These Haunted Corridors, Is Lonely. So the Rain Must Pour.’
What would it cost if one could write the Perfect Line? Let’s talk about the sound of the phone outside of TexacoFrom bell south down to a southern belleLet’s talk about the sound of the phone outside of TexacoFrom bell … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/3/2021 – 10/10/2021 – ‘UP the LINE, DOWN the LINE, OVER the LINE, CROSSING the LINE, WRITING the LINE’