Reading aloud to supporters charges your batteries.
The single most important piece of writing advice I have ever received (and frequently give) is that you ought to get into the habit of writing 500 words of new fiction every day of your life. In order to do this, good writing prompts become less of a luxury and more of a necessity. Not…… Continue reading Writing Prompt #6
One of my earliest memories of a writing prompt comes from high school English class. The teacher passed out images from which to draw inspiration. Time has dissolved my recollection of the picture I received, though I have a feeling of “snow” when I think on it. No telling what that’s about.
Before reading on, pick a number from 1 to 5. That’s your Story Seed. Ponder the components of the story and let your mind wander. Try out a few variations.
Writers seem to be mixed on the use of prompts. Some love em, some hate em. Some just don’t need em. For some, they’re the perfect little nudge that finally gets the ball rolling. As I write this, I sit in my East Texas home. I have a small garden plot outside, which I’ve been…… Continue reading Writing Prompt #1