Finding a plot is often the process of twisting the normal out of shape. We offer a toast to congratulate accomplishments, but sunny skies and happy times do not keep readers reading. You have 15 minutes to twist this toast … Continue reading
This week’s prompt contains a word that means “the same”, “run of the mill”, “common”. Can you find the uncommon, the unusual in this exercise? You have 15 minutes — start writing! Meet me at the usual place.
Some phrases hold a lot of opening tension. Here’s one to play with this week. Set your timer and let your imagination have free rein! The phone rang at midnight…
Writing is hard. It takes perseverance. When we understand our own process, it makes the whole job easier. Here’s a little exploration into how you work… or don’t as the case may be. Remember, set that timer for 10 to … Continue reading
This opening phrase gives you a lot to play with. Let your imagination flow… For an even more interesting challenge, connect it with the Fourth of July celebration that just passed. They gave him the wrong name, and because of … Continue reading
For this week, we have a little saying that was one of my mother’s favorites. Set your timer for 10 minutes and see what you can do with it… This one will really stretch your writing muscles! This week’s prompt: … Continue reading
This is a fun prompt that should really get your creative juices flowing. Remember, you can change the pronoun, or even substitute an actual name. Then set your timer for 10 minutes and let the words flow. You might even … Continue reading
This week we’re trying something a little different. To produce successful works we need to access our deepest emotions, not something that’s always easy. This week, I’m asking you to take a look inside and pull up some long-buried feelings, feelings … Continue reading