Clarion Call #10: Seven Minutes in Mexico?

When Noel Gallagher wrote this seven-minute composition, he was thinking of the pyramids of Teotihuacan.  When I hear it, I see something else entirely.  But what do you see? There are only two rules for Clarion Calls: If you choose to try the assignment, do not read the comments section before you post yours. This…… Continue reading Clarion Call #10: Seven Minutes in Mexico?

Clarion Call #7: The Bassinet

Do with this what you will. Kelan leaned over the bassinet, gazing down at its tiny occupant. “Greetings, ancient one.” There are only two rules for Clarion Calls: If you choose to try the assignment, do not read the comments section before you post yours. This is a critique-free zone, and that includes critique of…… Continue reading Clarion Call #7: The Bassinet

Clarion Call #6: The Lost Track

Happy weekend, writers!  I intend to rotate between the types of prompts we use, so this week let’s try another musical meditation.  Our selection is the lost “boat music” from World of Warcraft’s second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King.  Due to game performance issues, Blizzard later took the track out of the game, but…… Continue reading Clarion Call #6: The Lost Track

Clarion Call #5: Things With Teeth

The use of an image as a writing prompt has advantages and disadvantages.  A picture can inspire a thousand words, but may also leave little to the imagination.  The temptation becomes to describe or explain rather than to create. Today’s challenge: try a new way of using an image to provoke a response in your…… Continue reading Clarion Call #5: Things With Teeth