Life takes us in many directions. Here’s a situation to play with that I had to deal with recently. Let’s see what you can do with it! Set that timer, put your thinking cap on, and write! You wake up … Continue reading
Author Terry Sanville Today we have some words of wisdom from author Terry Sanville on crafting the perfect setting for our stories. Take it away, Terry! A story’s setting has multiple dimensions. There’re the obvious physical elements – On a … Continue reading
At one morning session of my Write It Right Writing Class a few years ago, we got into an interesting discussion about symbols and the role they play in our stories. One of the students questioned the need for symbols … Continue reading
Today we have an interesting picture that can take you to many different places. What do you see in this image? Where will it take your story-telling ability? Set that timer and begin writing now!
Here’s a fun opening phrase to start off your Hump Day! It should give you plenty to think and write about. Set that timer and get to work, letting those words flow… The ball bounced three times before it….
Here’s a wonderful photograph by author/photographer Dennis Eamon Young. It’s sure to start ideas leaping you your head! Set that timer and get to work, letting the words flow onto the page… Night Herons, buy Dennis Eamon Young
Here’s something a little different for you to bite into, a strange and wonderful situation. It should make your creative juices sit up and take notice! Now, set your timer for 10-15 minutes, read the situation, and start writing! What … Continue reading
Today we have a sentence to start your imagination humming, something really weird for your muse to chomp on. Set your timer for 10 or 15 minutes, read the sentence below, and start writing. Let the words flow and just … Continue reading
Today, we have an interesting picture for you to set your muse free on. What will you come up with? What story do you see here in this photograph? Set your timer for 15 minutes and start writing! What’s My … Continue reading
Here’s a little something for those who write memoir/creative nonfiction. It can also jump-start your fiction story telling, too. Have fun with it! Write about losing someone you love.