Image Prompt: Catching snow

Catching Snow She turned the pages of the old photo album. Moments captured in time. Perfect little snippets of life preserved between the faux leather pages. Happy smiling faces, page after page after page, until the middle. She paused at the last happy memory. She could remember the snow, the way if fell, soft and…

Finding Inspiration

Clio, Thalia, Erato, Euterpe, Polyhymnia, Calliope, Terpsichore, Urania and Melpomene. Recognise their names? They are the eight muses from Greek mythology. Unfortunately for us, they are just an awesome ancient story and will not come and sit beside you guiding your work. Finding inspiration is part of the writers craft. It’s something that may suddenly…

Flash Fiction Friday – Machine of death

It had been my intention this month to work on character development. I had a plan that would start with building a character sheet on Monday. Then I was going to write a letter from that character on Wednesday (why? I have no idea any more) and I was going to conclude that character’s contribution…

Journal Entry: Prompt #6

Describe the most important thing in your life. Describe the 2nd and 3rd most important things. Then the 4th and 5th most important things. 1st: My family is by far the most important thing in my life. If I was to be more specific, I would have to say my son in particular – but…

Journal Entry: Prompt #7

 Consider the use of seeds as a metaphor for interpersonal relationships. Write down three instances of someone else giving you “positive” seeds. Then three instances of someone giving you “negative” seeds. Continue by writing about the result of the seeds. “What’s this?” Lila turned the small seeds over in her hand, admiring the array of…