To celebrate the release seven days ago of our latest novel—Ghost Story by G.V. Pearce—I'm going for eerie in this week's writing prompt.
And I've decided the photo doesn't get its own word any more. There were too many words and not enough breathing room so if you find yourself inspired only by the photo, write toward that. Don't ever feel you have to use the words, just…the purpose of these is to fire you up.
From Babs to Ibiza: What Hath the Writing Prompts Wrought?
So last week's prompt inspired itself some interesting things from Barbra Streisand to gorillas, below are some snippets, check out the full wee stories of Can you see me? here.
The singing… The singing!
"Papa can you find me in the night?”
Listen, I’m as much of a fan of Babs as anyone else but I swear to god I’m going to snap if he…
You people are known to go right past gorillas or holes in the ground if you’re focusing on something else, and you’re usually focusing on something else. So I’m the gorilla most of you don’t see…
…all I could think of was how you used to hold me and make me forget the night terrors, before you buggered off to Ibiza with that bloke you met on Grinder, Mateo. Twateo, more like. Anyhow, I’ve decided, its time I stopped this moping…
The bandage came off today. “Can you see me?” I was feeling hopeful…
She’s a playful ghost.
Can you see me?
She likes hide and seek.
I’m behiiiiiiiiiiiind you!
She walks up to a few kids from my class and asks if they could need another pair of hands to build their leaves maze. I don’t expect anything to happen. I am a ghost. Nobody sees me. But…
Your turn! Have a look at the colours, image, and words above and see if they inspire a teeny tale for you. Then come whisper it to us below...