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Writing Prompts

October 27, 2019
Tonight

Tonight

In six words, write your story of the above picture.
May 8, 2019
Council has spoken

Council Had Spoken

The council had spoken. She would be tried for giving the unfaithful hope. Her false imprisonment only fed her desire to break them.   As she […]
July 29, 2019
Editing Service

When do you edit?

Do you edit as you write or do you wait until the end of your first draft?       Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or […]
December 15, 2019
Winter Morning

Winter Morning

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.   The light blinded with cold calmness.     Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter […]
October 13, 2019

O

In six words, tell your story about the picture above.       Follow along on , , , or to never miss original stories, writing […]
November 24, 2019

Expedition

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.     Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to never miss a story, prompt, tip,or […]
August 19, 2019
Success vs. Failure

Difference Between Success and Failure

For you, what’s the difference between a successful day of writing and a failure?   This is a big one for me. After all, succeeding and […]
October 16, 2019
Corridor

Corridor

This wandering existed only for her. She knew that the corridor would close eventually, and the forest might collapse inwards.   Follow along on , , […]
March 18, 2019
Give credit where credit is due.

Who do you credit for…

Who do you credit for giving you the desire to create? Was it a teacher? Maybe a parent? Does it come from within?   Have you […]
 

Six Word Story Challenge

July 21, 2019
butterfly and frog

Butterfly

In six words, tell your story of the above picture       Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to never miss a story, prompt, […]
August 4, 2019

Rays of Sun

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on , , , or to never miss original stories, writing […]
October 27, 2019
Tonight

Tonight

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

I See

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on , , , , or to never miss original stories, […]
June 30, 2019

Six Words, No Less, No More.

Tell a story of the above picture in six words.     Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to never miss a story, prompt, tip,or […]
August 11, 2019
Blue Door

Behind the Blue Door

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to never miss a story, prompt, […]
August 18, 2019

Boots

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on , , , , or to never miss original stories, […]
July 28, 2019
Spirits Among Us

Spirits Among Us

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to never miss a story, prompt, […]
December 22, 2019
Big Day

The Big Day

In six words, write your story of the above picture.   My Submission: She left him standing all alone.     Looking For More Wedding Related […]
  • "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

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