Welcome to another week of writing. Today you are either on your own, or else have chosen to write with a partner. Choose one of the two topics below and see where it leads you. (As the pictures above attest, my favourite holiday is Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival. Be inspired.)
W.P. # 196 Write about your favourite holiday, food or a perfect stranger.
Welcome to another week of writing. After J. K. Rowling or Jules Verne…begin a story where a character passes through a mysterious doorway and enters a strange, new world…Or else use science to plunge deep into the earth’s core, sea or on land and reveal something new.
W.P. # 195 Today, write a story about someone who passes through a doorway and enters a strange, new, mysterious world…Or else use science to plunge deep in the earth’s core, sea or on land and reveal something new.
Welcome to another week of writing. Hopefully the prompts and inspirational quotes are helping you to keep the pace and write. Write a story about someone who starts their dream job, and realizes that they are ill-prepared.
W.P. # 194 Today, write a story about someone who starts their dream job, and realizes that they are ill-prepared.
At some point in our life if we are lucky we have all been exposed to sea tales: 20 Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Moby Dick or The Old Man and the Sea just to name a few. This is your time to write your own sea adventure. Now grab your pad and pen and start writing.
W.P. # 183 Write a story about a man who walks into the sea and gets pulled under…
When I was younger I enjoyed watching strange movies, like those that featured paranormal, supernatural or unexplained events. The kid in me would like to try writing something like this, something strange, eventful and out of this world…
W.P. # 179 If you so desire, do so as well. Try writing the beginning of a story that features some strange or unexplained phenomenon.
The flip side of what we did last week means that here we will have to stretch ourselves. This time instead of focusing inwards we will have to focus outwards. This time we are looking at external conflicts.
W.P. # 178 Write a scene where someone is either trying to convince your protagonist to do something that they don’t want to do, or your protagonist is trying to convince someone else, a friend, lover, spouse, child to do something that they do not want to do. It can also be more than one person.
Sometimes we write about people and places and things, but what happens when we stand still and just observe life. What do we see in the vastness of life around us? How do we find hope and express or experience ourselves?
W.P. # 175 Today you are a stone. What is life like for the human or animal or plant closest you? From your perspective, what do they see, feel or hear…
After or For Octavia E. Butler. I remember being enamoured by Octavia E Butler stories especially those from Bloodchild and Other Stories, truthfully I came to her work at a much older age than most, but her stories have always inspired me. Continuing in the vein of last week’s prompt we are taking a line, a few words from the beginning of Butler’s short story, The Evening and the Morning and the Night. Enjoy and write whatever comes to mind.
W.P. # 174 When I was fifteen and trying to show my independence…
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