You may not be able to force your muse to appear on command, but you can replicate the settings in which she most often appears. Think about … Read More “Chasing the muse: What does your ideal writing space look like?”
June 21 is the annual summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Imagine a world where daylight operated differently: Perhaps four hours of sunlight … Read More “Summer solstice writing prompt: A world without darkness”
Write about your very first album purchase – and what that music meant to you. Alternatively, write about your main character’s first album.
A school teacher is packing up the classroom for summer vacation when a student walks into the room. The student reveals something that will change … Read More “Out for the summer: An end-of-the-school-year writing prompt”
Write about you (or your main character’s) earliest memory involving water.
Take a widely-known cliché character – the ditzy cheerleader, the dumb jock, the workaholic lawyer, the no-good cheating husband, the cat lady, etc. – and … Read More “Avoiding cliché characters in fiction”
Write at least 500 words about your most memorable Mother’s Day. (Alternatively, follow the same prompt about your protagonist’s most memorable Mother’s Day.)