for the Bookworms, for the Writers

Writing Like Rain

Haven't had a writer's prompt from "A Year of Writing Dangerously" in awhile (you can check out the other two here and here.) 1. What is your own metaphor for fear of writing that first line? Here's my answer: Writing is like the rain: you can admire from afar, but to truly experience it you… Continue reading Writing Like Rain

for the Bookworms, for the Writers, Stories

Flash Fiction: Freedom Freddie

[Say that blogpost title five times fast.] Writing Prompt: Childhood Pet While we're all talking about independence, here's my morbid memory of one of my family's first pets. I wrote this for the Writer's Prompt in A Year of Writing Dangerously that asks to write about a childhood pet.     Freedom Freddie Freedom Freddie. A duckling… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Freedom Freddie

for the Creatives, for the Writers

Why I Do What I Do

I thought it fitting that I start this blog with an explanation. The book A Year of Writing Dangerously is full of inspiration for writers and ends with a list of 52 writer's prompts - one for each week of the year. Number 12 asks to write about why we want to write. My Response: I… Continue reading Why I Do What I Do