Writing Prompt: Caught in the Rain

Include the following in your story: Las Vegas, radiology, etch, funeral, textile, sweep, muslin, wholesale, wildlife, English. A terrible day made worse by the rain. Piper let out a heavy sigh. Rain rolled down her neck as she stood at the bus stop. Her clothes were soaked and she shivered from the cold. She wasn’tContinue reading “Writing Prompt: Caught in the Rain”

Writing Prompt: The Middle

Writing about the middle of something, anything! Have you read the middle of my book? Probably not, but–not to toot my own horn–it’s pretty good! A journey begins after a crimson dawn. One young man itching for a shot to prove himself, to make up for his by-standing. He faces his first real challenged and…well…isn’tContinue reading “Writing Prompt: The Middle”

Writing Prompt: An Alien Disguised Among Humans

Include the following in your story: Aurora Borealis, paint brush, corn field, cluster, lineup, overlook, suspect, bridge, dome, dash. “Dongion to Mothership. Repeat. Dongion to Mothership.” “This is Mothership. You are due for a report Dongion.” A thin smile curled upon Dongion’s lips when the voice of his superior came across the communicator in hisContinue reading “Writing Prompt: An Alien Disguised Among Humans”

Writing Prompt: A Fishing Trip

Include the following in your story: jig, unsightly, wait, beam, shoulder, grey, reminder, mouth, Canada, river. Nothing beats the clean, serine, tranquility of the wilderness. You find some time to get away, do some research, and suddenly you’re floating down a river in Canada with a fishing pole in hand. There’s nothing unsightly about thisContinue reading “Writing Prompt: A Fishing Trip”

Writing Prompt: Unsolved Mystery

Include the following in your story: murder, green, agreement, traditional, carpenter, snake, sugar, kidney, congress, jam. It was supposed to be a traditional murder case. Open and shut. Textbook worthy. Yet, the carpenter’s home was a total mess when I walked in. Flies buzzed everywhere, constantly zipping past your head, and even running right intoContinue reading “Writing Prompt: Unsolved Mystery”

Writing Prompt: Snakes

Interesting or creepy? Why? I love snakes! I think they’re pretty fascinating. Their scales are smooth and cool to the touch. They have a variety of different colors and patterns. Their movement is elegant and when provoked, they can be quite vicious. I especially love snakes with fangs because of how intimidating and fierce theyContinue reading “Writing Prompt: Snakes”

Writing Prompt: First Love

Include the following in your story: dog walker, observe, frightful, broken, curvy, wooden, violet, rabbit, stamp, maze. He has eyes of deep hazel and a sure, sturdy face. He walks with confidence and ambition like an alpha leading a rabbit hunt. The maze of the workplace didn’t phase him, didn’t make him frightful or brokenContinue reading “Writing Prompt: First Love”

Writing prompt: Chasing the Enemy

I received a book of writing prompts a couple years ago where you have to use certain words in your writing. I wrote this prompt back in 2018, I hope you enjoy. Use the following words: Demon, bystander, escaped, parakeet, destiny, hammer, singing, ash, cathedral, heels.                Ash covered the ruins like a thick, suffocatingContinue reading “Writing prompt: Chasing the Enemy”

Memoir Writing Prompt: Childhood Illness or Injury

               I never really had a major injury or illness throughout my childhood. I was always the kid that never broke a bone, never sprained an ankle, or never got that dire disease that was floating around (like today‚Äôs corona virus). I remember, when I was young, always seeing my friends or fellow classmates limpContinue reading “Memoir Writing Prompt: Childhood Illness or Injury”