Five Writing Prompts for April 29

1. “Just send me the names and I’ll take it from there.” 2. “Uh, forgiveness is a two-way street.” 3. “What do you mean, what I did?” 4. “We’re not out of the woods yet.”“That’s what I was afraid of.” 5. “Okay, here’s the deal. When you say the words, Read more…

Four Writing Prompts for April 15

It was time to put up or shut up. I was leaning toward ‘shut up’. Performing in front of no one…my life’s dream. Even on a good day, I didn’t want him within six feet of me… The editor, slack-jawed, gazed out the window. “You’re telling me your tweets are Read more…

Ten Writing Prompts for Feb. 17

“Ready? Now close your eyes and count back from twenty…” They had everything and we had nothing… We never expected our innocent little lemonade stand to… It was pure joy/boredom/hate/love at first sight… Title: Night of the Zombies
 Title: Donald Trump Meets Forrest Gump My cruel words hung in the Read more…

Fellow writers…don’t do what I did.

Get your writing done first because it’s not easy to crank up the momentum and confidence needed to fill your pages. After breakfast, I launched into decluttering…even before shaving and cleaning up. Not only did I feel grungy [counterproductive in its own right] A. I wasn’t writing. B. I was Read more…

Not writing? Stop the fingerpointing.

My last post dealt with blaming others for my not writing. Hey, whatever gets me generating text…» But on a more serious note, I ran across Steven Kotler, who has a popular course called Flow for Writers. So I looked further into the topic and ran across this informative interview. Compare Read more…

Not writing? I’ll blame anybody.

I directed one of my morning pages blaming others for my not writing. Sooo satisfying… For starters, I blamed Hilary Mantel, who said, “If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Take a walk, take a bath, go to sleep, , draw, listen to ­music, meditate, exercise; whatever you Read more…