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…
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
If you’re just joining “Write Over The Hump”, know that you can change pronouns and names as you wish. Most importantly, don’t edit, don’t stop once you start writing, and don’t plan out what you will write. Just let the … 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
Wednesdays can be exhausting; two days behind us, but two still to come in our busy workweeks. Taking a little time (only 10 minutes) to write can boost spirits and energize not only our bodies but also our creativity. This … Continue reading
This week’s prompt harkens back to what we grew up on… fairy tales. Have fun with this one! Set that timer for 10 minutes, start writing, and see what happens… Today’s Prompt: Once upon a time doesn’t happen very often.