Weekend Writing Prompt #14

Writing prompts aren’t just a jumping off point, they’re a window into an unexplored world. I came across this image above on Pinterest several weeks back, and thought it looked cool. A few minutes ago whilst browsing the app, a perfect slice of conversation to match that image popped into my head. My regular blog…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #10

It’s been hot and sticky in the UK of late. And at night the dark, humidity and silence form an eerie alliance where their only purpose seems to be either preventing me from sleeping or disrupting sleep soon after it has arrived. That atmosphere feels as infinite as the universe – from the moment the…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #9

Yeah, it’s a day late. I had shoulder surgery yesterday, which was ace fun. Now I’m sore, achy and afflicted by strange mix of optimism and being thoroughly pissed off. No driving, no lifting – not much of anything apparently. So one-handed typing will have to suffice. Enjoy the prompt – interesting idea that came…

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?…