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Five Sentence Fiction — Thunder

Monday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Thunder. Here’s my offering: Jake was a wreck.  The dark […]

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Tag! You’re it…

photo: Thinkstock I had a thought a while back about working up an interactive writing exercise that might be fun. My idea is to build a collaborative story one sentence at a time—a writers’ game of tag or a literary relay race. I’m sure there must be some sort of children’s game that exists along […]

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Be Prompt

I’ve written several posts about dealing with writer’s block or the lack of inspiration.  One way to get around that is through the use of writing prompts, those little slivers of ideas that provide oil to the rusty gears of the imagination.  There are a number of sources on the internet that provide writing prompts […]

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