Writing 101 Day 8

Today’s Prompt: Go to a local café, park, or public place and write a piece inspired by something you see. Get detailed: leave no nuance behind. Ironically, I went somewhere today that is right out of my childhood memories, but I didn’t remember until my husband pointed it out. Our kids don’t go to normalContinue reading “Writing 101 Day 8”

Writing 101, Day 6

Today’s Prompt: Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year? Wow, just one person?  No way, can’t do it. See, here’s the thing.  I work in tech support and billing, which means I have the amazing opportunity to talk to brand new people all day long.  Here’s the thing, though, I neverContinue reading “Writing 101, Day 6”

Writing 101, Day 5

Today’s Prompt: You stumble upon a random letter on the path. You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter. Alright, just tossed this together, not sure if the ending is strong enough.  What do you think? IContinue reading “Writing 101, Day 5”

Writing 101, Day 3

Today’s Prompt: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? Only three?  That might be hard.  Well, let’s see, if I’ve only got three, we’ll go with Run, Rabbit Run, by Eminem, Angel From Montgomery by Bonnie Raitt, and Landslide by Stevie Nicks. If you’re aContinue reading “Writing 101, Day 3”

Writing 101, Day One

Ugh, I’m a slacker.  This was meant to go up yesterday, sorry. Alright, so day one’s prompt is to just free write, about anything, for twenty minutes.  So, here’s mine.  Forgive any messiness in this post.  As the rules say, I am not thinking about what I’m writing, just keeping my fingers moving for twentyContinue reading “Writing 101, Day One”