Are you all doing the Writing 101 program? I’ve been doing it, if you can’t tell by the daily free writing posts that have been going on… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- Reject your own work”
When you’re working on your rough draft, it’s easy to see either the antagonist or the protagonist as a very serious, stoic character. The hero is tall,… Read more “Writing Prompt Saterday- Pants Around Your Ankles Moment”
Make up a holiday. How is it celebrated? What food goes with it? Does everyone like it, or are some people offended by it (Columbus day)
What is your character thankful for? What happened during the course of the story that your character is really happy about? Or, what about during the course of their lives, or just the past year?
Quite possibly my favorite form of poetry is an epigram. You probably see them all the time, but don’t often recognize them for what they are. An… Read more “Writing Prompt Saterday: Write an Epigram”
Of course, you’ve heard it before. Antagonists work better when they themselves are whole, well rounded people, not just bogyman punching bags for the protagonist. And as… Read more “Writing Prompt Saterday: Who Loves your Antagonist?”
This is poetry designed for twitter long before it was a thing. In fact, I think twitter was secretly designed for it. A couplet can be a… Read more “Writing Prompt Saterday: Write a couplet”
What scares you? What really gets down deep in your brain and makes you shiver? What makes your skin crawl, or check on the kids while they… Read more “Writing Prompt Saterday- What really scares you?”
Carpe Diem poetry isn’t a specific form. It’s a style of poetry about seizing the day.
It’s my favorite month of the year, October, and I am loving every second of it. My kids have already started talking about their favorite project for the month, the annual carving of the jack o lantern.