It’s nearly Thanksgiving and more than halfway through Nanowritemo if you’re participating. Maybe you need a shot in the arm. So here you go. Here are three prompts to get you unstuck or, maybe, the start of a new piece. Have at it and let your freak flag fly. Oh, and Happy Thanksgiving!
Like Asimov, writing, to me, is thinking through my fingers. But sometimes the old fingers are rusty, so I need a visual prompt to help me on my way. This month’s prompts feature various means of conveyance to help you on your way. Choose one or more as a vehicle…a springboard to a story or … More Freewrite Friday – October 2017
Confession: I am a mom of three sons–25, 21 & 17. They are old enough to be in any of the above situations. Maybe that’s why this image resonates with me. And yet, I do not consider myself a worry-wart. I rarely text my sons. And I call them even less. I don’t lay awake … More Mother’s Intuition
I have a writer-friend named Linda who is the queen of sensory descriptions. She writes so beautifully about place and emotion that she missed her calling as a travel brochure writer. Me? I get rolling on the train of narrative and dialogue and sometimes I leave description and emotional tags at the station. And I … More #booksforwriters August 2017
This month, I would like to take a look at a resource by a writer I admire, Bryn Donovan. Ms. Donovan first came to my attention through her blogs at bryndonovan.com. She has an enormouse treasure of writer’s resouces posted there, as well as a plethora of other goodies under Semi-Charmed Life, Reading and Geekery, and My … More #booksforwriters July 2017