Describe the seasons as if they were four friends. Tell me your version in the comments below, or share a link to your blog!
Write about a boy who saw things differently. In a world where the gift of deep thinking is treated as "overthinking". Overthinking insinuates thinking beyond what we ought to as if our imaginations have limitations. Deep thinkers are the people who make scientific discoveries, create the most useful and awe-inspiring inventions and write unforgettable literature … Continue reading Writing Prompt #13
Describe these colours as if they were people:Red, yellow, green, violet, blue and black.
Every author goes about writing their book in a different way. Some jump straight in and let their imagination roam free with the story. Other authors create in-depth, detailed characters and then allow the story to write itself around them. Whichever way you write, coming up with interesting, relatable and realistic characters is difficult, so … Continue reading 121 Questions to Ask Your Character when Writing a Book
I went to the valley where the sky is darkest, Briefly escaping the manmade miracle and the burdens it carries in its hands, To lie in the grass surrounded by black, To stare into the unknown and wait for natures fireworks to begin, To feel a purpose with every flash of light that shoots across … Continue reading Perseids
It was another rainy day in northern England, but Rose was excited, she had a job interview today and she was becoming desperate for the money. She was dressed elegantly in her favourite fitted black dress and elaborate vintage black heels as she approached the grand, historical entrance of the Georgian hotel. She pressed the … Continue reading Writing Prompt 12: Start a story with somebody opening a door.
The tagline of my blog is "expert ostriching", which I know is not very clear to people, but it is something that one of my best friends once said to me about our amazing ability to procrastinate over absolutely everything. Like ostriches, we bury our heads in the sand and instead of doing fifteen minutes … Continue reading Writers Procrastination
Morecambe gets a bad rap for many reasons. It is one of those British seaside towns that was once a grand holiday destination, but when holidays abroad became accessible to the working class, it quickly became forgotten about. Buildings became abandoned, theme parks were left to rot and all that was left of the magnificent … Continue reading A Bookish Day Off in Morecambe
I was talking to a friend tonight who was telling me that he was struggling to find the motivation to do anything good for himself at the moment. I tried to offer some advice until I realised that I had also fallen into the same habitual state of working and then wasting away in front … Continue reading A Little Boost