Writing Prompt Wednesday #8

Today’s writing prompt was put together at the centre of the sun. That’s what it feels like. The UK is baking, and I’m very much loving it! It’s hot and sweaty. People are out and about, smiling, scoffing ice cream, and generally looking happy. I’ll take any prolonged heat wave every day over the months…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #6

Imagine you’re hunkered down at a grave, silently paying your respects. Fellow mourners are nearby. When a hand grabs your wrist you don’t immediately assume it has come from beneath you, but rather beside or above you, from someone alive. And then you hear the voice. “Act natural until they’ve gone.” What do you do?…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #5

Summer arrived in the UK last week, and as usual, all sorts of records have been broken. According to one source, we had the hottest day in May in 176 years. That’s newsworthy, right? This morning I had a wonderful rush of inspiration during the not quite awake and could drift back to sleep place…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #4

Writing prompts are pretty fun, even just as a thought exercise. I’m working on a bigger post at the moment about my zombie foot recovery. More to come over the weekend I hope. Until a few minutes ago I was working on Chapter 35 of The Holt, in particular, an important (if gross and disgusting)…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #3

No novel sized post right now, dear blog reader. Just the prompt, because you see, I’m chasing my dreams today. If you’re not a writer then take five and imagine how that would story might go. Other than that, smile and be excellent to each other. [Smiley face]