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Writing 101: Walk in the Park

Day Nine: Point of View

Today’s Prompt: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench.

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Writing 101: The Yacht

Day Eight: Death to Adverbs

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.

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Shortcuts to Character Design

For those of us who don’t arise with the morning lark with a full-blown character in mind, courtesy of a dream, character design can sometimes be intimidating. 453 more words

short story writing: 4-things prompt

In today’s class, the task was simple. Write a short story that includes these four things:

  • a place, Chinatown
  • a food item, Pavlova
  • a word, Propinquity…
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Homonymns and More

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Writing 101, Day Five: Be Brief

Writing 101, Day Five: Be Brief

“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.

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Friday Fiction - Living Up To The Challenge

Hello and welcome to Friday Fiction, my weekly fiction link up. I have a short story today – a stand alone story, not related to anything else I am working on. 1,109 more words