Monthly Archives: June 2014

Writing 101, Day Nineteen: Don’t Stop the Rockin’

Writing 101, Day Nineteen: Don’t Stop the Rockin’ Today is a free writing day. Write at least four-hundred words, and once you start typing, don’t stop. No self-editing, no trash-talking, and no second guessing: just go. Bonus points if you tackle … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Eighteen: Hone Your Point of View

Writing 101, Day Eighteen: Hone Your Point of View The neighbourhood has seen better days, but Mrs. Pauley has lived there since before anyone can remember. She raised a family of six boys, who’ve all grown up and moved away. … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Seventeen: Your Personality on the Page

Writing 101, Day Seventeen: Your Personality on the Page We all have anxieties, worries, and fears. What are you scared of? Address one of your worst fears. I’m not too worried about spiders.  My boss makes me nervous, but not … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Sixteen: Serial Killer III

Writing 101, Day Sixteen: Serial Killer III Imagine you had a job in which you had to sift through forgotten or lost belongings. Describe a day in which you come upon something peculiar, or tell a story about something interesting … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Fifteen: Your Voice Will Find You

Writing 101, Day Fifteen: Your Voice Will Find You Think about an event you’ve attended and loved. Your hometown’s annual fair. That life-changing music festival. A conference that shifted your worldview. Imagine you’re told it will be cancelled forever or taken over … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Fourteen: To Whom It May Concern

Writing 101, Day Fourteen: To Whom It May Concern Pick up the nearest book and flip to page 29. What’s the first word that jumps off the page? Use this word as your springboard for inspiration. If you need a boost, … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Thirteen: Serial Killer II

Writing 101, Day Thirteen: Serial Killer II On day four, you wrote a post about losing something. Today, write about finding something. Today’s twist: if you wrote day four’s post as the first in a series, use this one as … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Twelve: (Virtual) Dark Clouds on the Horizon

Writing 101, Day Twelve: (Virtual) Dark Clouds on the Horizon Write a post inspired by a real-world conversation. Today’s twist: include an element of foreshadowing in the beginning of your post. I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Eleven: Size Matters

Writing 101, Day Eleven: Size Matters Ohhhh my! Tell us about the home where you lived when you were twelve. Which town, city, or country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home? An airstream or … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy (Insert Special Occasion Here)!

Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy (Insert Special Occasion Here)! Tell us about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that meant “celebration,” or that comforted you and has deep roots in your memory.  Today’s twist: … Continue reading

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