Writing Prompt: I’m Offended.

I don’t get offended easily–or at least, I like to think that I don’t. So, when considering the writing prompt: what’s the most offensive thing you have ever heard anyone say? Not a lot comes to mind. Sure, I could talk about something some political person or sports person or media whatnot said or IContinue reading “Writing Prompt: I’m Offended.”

Breaking the News to Your Characters

So, how many of you writers out there like to view your characters as alive in their own right? You know they’re not real, but you still do exercises like having conversations with them to figure out what they like, how they grew up, or you even straight up ask them what they’re going toContinue reading “Breaking the News to Your Characters”

Writing Prompt: Best Compliment

What’s a compliment you’ve received that really made your day? And I mean REALLY made your day. Maybe your mind goes to one specific thing or maybe you think of something you wish someone would compliment you on? Either way, let us know! For me, well, I’ve got a pretty specific memory that comes toContinue reading “Writing Prompt: Best Compliment”

Christmas at the Animal Shelter

Tis the season of joy. Of family gathered ’round. The season of Christmas and–hopefully–snow on the ground. We all have our traditions of laughter and fun. That center around family, as warm as the sun. Tis also the season, you think for a minute. You want to extend your family a bit. For the kids,Continue reading “Christmas at the Animal Shelter”

Writing Prompt: Sound the Alarm

Complete this thought: “I wish an alarm would notify me whenever…” …I start to doubt. We’ve all been there. Suddenly finding ourselves in a season of hindrance, questioning our every move. And it’s all because of five letter word that even has us questioning how to spell it: doubt. Doubt will sneak up on youContinue reading “Writing Prompt: Sound the Alarm”