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No Lights… (Writing Prompts)

Writing Prompts

No Lights… (Writing Prompts)

Thoughts skitter-scattered every which way with last week's prompt. It's always a revelation, because sometimes writers ride a wave together, looking at the words and image and each mind turns toward something similar, whether it be space or sea or snow. Maybe it depends on what's in the air you know? If so, this week I'll be curious to see if that same unnamable something is round about the place. What do you think? Piecing Together the Prompt Puzzle So yeah, each author below took a different tack writing last week, each saw something the others didn't in those simple...

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Walk Away (Writing Prompts)

Writing Prompts

Walk Away (Writing Prompts)

Unlike many entries I've not got a lot to say. Bit tired. Bit more tired. Also a dash of distracted, watching with peripheral vision as my flatmate plays Animal Crossing. I've no desire to take part, but it is fun to watch.I mention that only because I was this close to making today's prompt have a connection to the game. Lots of folks haven't played it, so instead I've imitated the purple of the flowers growing on my friend's island, and the terra cotta echoes the pathways she has everywhere.And I mention that in case you are inspired by thoughts...

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Let Me Understand (Writing Prompts)

Writing Prompts

So here's the thing: when I tackled last week's prompt I thought I was going to write about something grown up. Last week's prompt included the words recovery and round and experience and so I thought I was going to Write Important.Instead a four-year-old started talking and I felt like I was taking dictation as she kicked at the grass with her feet, pondering in all seriousness what colours taste like.It was wonderful, to feel my creativity veer, and it is my prime wish for you with these writing prompts. May they take you somewhere you're surprised — and happy...

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In My Experience (Writing Prompts)

Writing Prompts

What is it with this and also that? How can a little bit of this, and some of that, take up so much time? Because time it took last week and so I didn't even get to read your wonderful stories.From hardboiledbaby's little Aggie to Anarion's tender-hearted thieves, from Honeyed Moon's budding romance in a galaxy far far away to Ali's sweet siren, the stories for the last prompt were charming and I love them and you know what? This and also that? They can just get kriffed. I'll really, really try and not let time get away from me...

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Come On (Writing Prompts)

Writing Prompts

Last writing prompt was an especially goosebumpy one for me. I'm besotted with every tale told, they are indeed gems, rare and shiny and precious. Each time I post one of these prompts I hope, I sincerely, so very much hope you'll them, or the stories others write for them inspire you to write. Look for that inspiration, seek it, for you, you, you are your own muse. How you see the colour of the water, how you hear the chitter of a squirrel, what you smell and taste and touch—all of it is water to grow your ideas, all...

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