Writing Prompts

July 10, 2019

Wednesday Writing Prompt

A single cloud rested above the structure that now stood before her. From a single word, the towering shape had formed.
June 17, 2019

One HAS TO GO

One Social Media has to go, cut from your life forever. Which hole will you leave in your soul, and why? Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest   […]
August 5, 2019

Question Of The Week

Do you begin your stories with pencil and paper or the computer?
November 20, 2019

Wednesday’s Writing Prompt.

She closed her eyes, stretched out, and gave in to the rising sun. Another day is all it would take to make the situation right.
December 23, 2019

How do you write your stories?

Do you write your stories chronologically from start to finish, or do you jump around as your ideas come to you?
July 15, 2019

Words or Time?

What’s more important to you? Word count per day or writing time per day.
May 22, 2019

Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

So many people will know. Will it make a difference for those responsible for the atrocities? Only tomorrow will tell.
July 2, 2019

Coming or Going?

Would you prefer the perfect entrance or an unforgettable exit?
April 1, 2019
Goals

Working on your Goals

Do you actively engage in envisioning your writing goals on a daily basis?
 

Six Word Story Challenge

November 17, 2019
Train Tracks

Train Tracks

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.
December 15, 2019
Winter Morning

Winter Morning

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.
November 3, 2019
Imagery

City Life

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.
July 28, 2019

Spirits Among Us

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.
December 8, 2019

I See

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.
November 10, 2019
explorer

Explorer

In six words, write your story of the above picture.
August 18, 2019

Boots

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.
October 13, 2019

O

In six words, tell your story about the picture above.
June 30, 2019

Six Words, No Less, No More.

Tell a story of the above picture in six words.
  • "The great thing about writing is that you can do any goddamn thing you want. Sure there are rules but look at them as simple and adjustable guidelines." ~ Anonymous

  • "Never look down on someone unless you are helping them up." ~ Anonymous

  • "A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people." -Thomas Mann

     
  • "If you can't laugh at yourself, everyone else will do it for you." ~ Old English Proverb

  • "I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.” ~ Harper Lee

  • "Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any." ~ Orson Scott

  • "Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly." --Franz Kafka

  • "It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way." – Ernest Hemingway

  • "The best thing about being a fiction writer is that where the truth is inconvenient, I could veer away." Kaui Hart Hemmings

  • "Ignorance though a hurdle carries with it a child-like optimistic outlook of the world while stupidity brings only failure, sorrow, and the inevitable making of the same mistakes over and over again." ~ Anonymous

  • "It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it." Oscar Wilde

  • "Figure out what you love and chase after it with everything you've got. Life is too short to be bothered with anything else." ~ Anonymous

  • "A writer of fiction is really... a congenital liar who invents from his own knowledge or that of other men." Ernest Hemingway

  • "If you like to read, sometimes it's interesting just to go and see what the reality is, of the word, of the seedy or not so seedy fiction writer, the drunk or sober poet... Sometimes you can go looking for illumination." Harold Brodkey

  • "All autobiography is storytelling; all writing is autobiography." J. M. Coetzee

  • "I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn." Anne Frank

  • "What a writer can do, what a fiction writer or a poet or an essay writer can do is re-engage people with their own humanity." Barbara Kingsolver

  • "I was 12. Our, teacher made us write an autobiography and I realized that I wasn't very interesting. I began to make things up, and that's when I thought maybe I was a writer, or at least a fiction writer." John Burnham Schwartz

  • "To say that creative writing courses are all useless is almost as silly as saying all editors are useless. Writers of all levels can benefit from other instructive voices." Matt Haig

  • "Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work." ~ Stephen King

  • "We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." Anaïs Nin

  • "Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!" Dr. Seuss

  • "Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense." Mark Twain

  • "A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity." Franz Kafka

  • "Fiction is lies; we're writing about people who never existed and events that never happened when we write fiction, whether its science fiction or fantasy or western mystery stories or so-called literary stories. All those things are essentially untrue. But it has to have a truth at the core of it." George R. R. Martin

  • “A writer is simply a photographer of thoughts.” Brandon A. Trean

  • "Do what you will, this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction." William Blake

  • "They got the guns, but we got the numbers. Gonna win we are taking over." Jim Morrison

    Jim Morrison
  • "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. -Henry Ford"