Wednesday, June 26, 2013

More Writing Prompts

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20 "First Lines" - 20 Creative Writing Prompts to Spark Your Creativity
Got Writer's Block? Don't Know How to Start Your Story? Find Your First Sentences Here

Free Creative Writing Prompts from the Heart, Part 1
Access something from your past

Free Creative Writing Prompts #3: Death
Thoughts on death majorly affect the way we live. Here are twenty free creative writing prompts that deal with death and the way you feel about it.

Free Creative Writing Prompts #6: Dark, Disturbing, and Weird
Write about the fantastical and otherworldly. Put pen to paper about the horror and joy that can come out of a downright strange situation.

7 writing prompts, a full week’s worth of writing exercises!

What If . . . ? 10 Creative Writing Prompts 
A selection of “What If…?” creative writing prompts to inspire you – let’s see what you can do with these!

Creative Writing Prompts Part One [1-50]
Great selection

Monday, June 10, 2013

Infographic: Should you Be Writing Right Now?

Should you be writing right now?

What is keeping you from writing?

Short Stories Prompts

I am trying to get my hands dirty with short story writing. I submitted one to the Triggerstreet site and got some reviews.
Some of the comments were:

  • ya MIGHT have something worth developing, but it needs a LOTTA work.
  • Overall, this story needs to be a bit clearer. 
  • The ending is actually quite clever.

I knew it wasn't the best piece, and I was ready to get kicked a bit, which is pushing me to look into improving this writing.

Here are some places I am going for tips:

I'll keep plugging away and keeping updates coming.

Monday, June 3, 2013