Category Archives: Prompts
Things I’ve written in response to a prompt or writing exercise. Or things to help your Muse wake.
Humans create things to celebrate the sacred and divine. But there are also places that have taken on that without human intention. Tell us about people who are creating something for the divine. Or tell us the way that something became divine as it decayed.
Delve into the imagery of the sacred. What colors, smells and tastes do you associate with the divine? What do you see in these photos that suggests the divine?
The Prompt: Write a scene that begins: “Joe was the last person on Earth I expected to do that.”
Joe was the last person on Earth I expected to do that. But there he was, standing between Alex and the larger boys who’d pushed him down. Joe never got involved with any of the school drama. The class shadow, lurking at the edges, but never coming in. Read the rest of this entry
Tell us about the people that live in one of these places.
The funeral was here, in this place. A place that was important to the dead. Tell us why. Tell us about the funeral.
Tell us about passing through. A journey that takes us through one or all of these places.
Pick one of these places and tell us its story. Tell use about who lives there or how it came to be. Read the rest of this entry
Tell me this story!