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Writing Prompts

December 8, 2019

I See

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on , , , , or to never miss original stories, […]
March 25, 2019
Murder

Killing off Characters

kill off one of your characters
August 7, 2019
Carnival

Inside the Carnival

He stumbled through the gates and looked up, found himself back inside the carnival; he hadn’t left; somehow, he had reentered the attraction. Everything began to […]
June 5, 2019
That Place

That Place

The path was widening. The trees thinning. Was this the place they had heard of? Only the ritual would tell.       If you take […]
December 2, 2019
Dreaming of your WIP

Dreaming about your WIP?

Do you ever find yourself dreaming about your current writing project?   I don’t know how many times I spent all day writing and when I […]
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 […]
April 1, 2019
Goals

Working on your Goals

Do you actively engage in envisioning your writing goals on a daily basis?
November 6, 2019
Pondering

Pondering

She sat pondering the distance that surely had occurred since this morning. Were they gone forever this time? The night would bring darkness and answers.   […]
June 26, 2019
Only One Way To Go Now

Only One Way To Go Now

There was only one way to go now, and the journey had to begin tonight. Leaving everything behind seemed like failure. However, capturing what lie ahead […]
 

Six Word Story Challenge

August 18, 2019

Boots

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.       Follow along on , , , , or to never miss original stories, […]
November 3, 2019
Imagery

City Life

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.     Follow along on , , , , or to never miss original stories, writing […]
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 […]
December 29, 2019
Pyramids

Pyramids

In six words, tell your story of the image.       Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to never miss a story, prompt, tip,or […]
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 […]
October 27, 2019
Tonight

Tonight

In six words, write your story of the above picture.
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, […]
February 22, 2020
Six Word Waterfall

Waterfall

To some, this could just be a photo of a waterfall. To a writer, however, this photo could lead to numerous writing prompts.   In six […]
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, […]
  • "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"