Daily Archives: March 3, 2016

Why did the sheep cross the road? – Writing prompt.

K.L. Caley from new2writing asked when the next photo prompt would be… I hadn’t thought to make it a regular feature, but thought that when I happened to stumble across a photo that tickled my fancy, I might put it … Continue reading

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Beyond the door – writing prompt round up

The door opens slowly on its rusty hinges, as if the hand that propels it is afraid of what it might find. The village street is bathed in silence and the long shadows of sunrise. A patch of motion slips … Continue reading

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Tips for writing clear dialogue by Connie Jasperson

Practical punctuation, reblogged from Connie Jasperson at Life in the Realm of Fantasy Dialogue can be tricky. Often, in our rush to get the ideas on paper, we have left off quotes, misplaced punctuation, and written interrupted dialogue with inconsistency. … Continue reading

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Prejudice

No one would want me Older, black and going grey Wouldn’t stand a chance * If I were homeless Condemned to long loneliness Behind shelter bars * Judged unlovable By fear and superstition Because I am black * I would … Continue reading

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