Writing Prompt 14: Personality through a cup

Day 14: Think of a person and describe his or her personality through writing about a cup they often drink from (real or imagined). A white gloved hand reached into the cupboard, retrieving her cup.  A clean, white rag, wiped down the inside and the outside, and placed it, upside down, on the waiting silver…Read more Writing Prompt 14: Personality through a cup

Writing Prompt 10: Set

Prompt: The word  set has over 440 different uses in the English language.  Challenge yourself to fill this space using set in as many ways as possible. In the beating sun and sweaty silence, the announcer's electronic screech, "game, set, match!" began the next wave of the game. "Chile, where'd ya set them bags? They has the food…Read more Writing Prompt 10: Set

Writing Prompt 9: Music

Prompt 9: Someone* one said, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."  Try it anyway. (*There is more than one apocryphal story of where this quote came from.) I like music that is incredibly complex ... have I mentioned I don't like pop music?  I think there is a huge difference between being a…Read more Writing Prompt 9: Music

Writing Prompt 7: Funniest/strangest thing

Prompt 7: Think over the past week.  What was the funniest or strangest thing you witnessed? This week has actually been rather bleak and stressful for me, and the fact that Christmas is ticking ever closer has been making my anxiety and stress build like wild.  That being said, I spend a morning in a…Read more Writing Prompt 7: Funniest/strangest thing

Writing Prompt 6: Family Photo, con’t

This prompt made me laugh, as this was the exact creative avenue I was thinking about pursuing when I wrote the first post from yesterday.  Instead of being more reflective and focusing on my memories, I can make stories about who I see in the pictures! Prompt 6: Using the same photo[s] from yesterday, describe the…Read more Writing Prompt 6: Family Photo, con’t

Writing Prompt 4: Animalistic qualities

Prompt 4:  The wind whipped up and the hillside raised its hackles.  Can you come up with a few descriptions that ascribe an animalistic quality to something that doesn't breathe? The sunlight stretched across the floor, yawning from the afternoon clouds. The rain, full of energy and anger, pounded against the roof, relentlessly, a stampede…Read more Writing Prompt 4: Animalistic qualities

Writing Prompt 3: Earliest Memories

Can you summon what you believe to be your earliest memory?  Why do you think you remembered these things? I remember .... Receiving a Zak and Wheesie Dragon Tales stuffed dragon from an aunt when my youngest brother was born Setting plates at the dinner table, and making space in my bed, for my imaginary friends…Read more Writing Prompt 3: Earliest Memories