Prompt 56

“The art of love” All those who have an interest in art—in whatever form it may take—learn quite quickly that art and its appreciation is an individual experience. By this I mean that any given person will react in a unique way to a piece of wart, of writing, of music based on his or […]

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Prompt 55

“Write a list of things that makes you angry happy” So I modified today’s prompt a bit… I wasn’t quite in the mood to go on a rant about the things that make me angry. This is my list. What’s yours? Sitting in the sun Flowers in a vase Snuggling with a pup Learning something […]

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Prompt 54

“Write from the point of view of a nurse who hates the patient she is charged with helping” Rose had a routine. In fact, it was a perfect routine. She would come into work at the Redford Physical Rehabilitation Centre at precisely 7:50 in the morning, so that she could start her rounds at 8:00. […]

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Prompt 53

“Set something on fire”  I looked at the bouquet. It was a bunch of daisies. Bright yellow centres surrounded by pure white petals. Daisies. If he had been listening at all, he’d know I hated them. Loathed them, even. Adding insult to injury, he had sent a note with them. It had two words on […]

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Prompt 52

“A beginner’s guide to waking up in the morning” Step 1: Open eyes. This might take some time as your eyelids might feel as if they are glued shut. Step 2: Look around and find a time device to assess what time of the day it is. This can also be done by looking at the sun’s […]

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Prompt 51

“You are the Grim Reaper. Write three different  opening paragraphs for your autobiography, trying out very different styles.” 1. I regret everything. Every life I’ve ended, every loved one I’ve taken away. There is not one that I do not mourn. No one understands the weight that I have had to carry on my shoulders […]

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Prompt 50

“You bring someone back from the dead. Who is it?” I think when we’re asked this question, we’re often expected to choose someone famous or someone who played a big role in bringing good to the world. Selfishly, I’m quite baffled by that. I don’t think I could ever squander this wish like that.

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The writing process

Two months after deciding to dedicate the majority of my time to writing, I feel like I have a few things that I’ve learned (both of myself and from others) that I should put down into one place. 

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Prompt 49

“Come up with every possible way to describe something as ‘red’, without using the word itself” The notebook was of a warm, vibrant hue. It blushed, somewhere between crimson and maroon, inspiring memories of fresh strawberries, bright peppers, and ruddy tomatoes. The colour of a rose, perhaps, not quite as deep as an apple, but […]

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Prompt 48

“Describe each person in your family with just one word” Although there are multiple and, at times, contradicting descriptors for each of my family members, I’ve somehow managed to narrow each down to one word. Dad: Dedicated Mom: Loving Fiona: Strong James: Headstrong Kif: Charming Rory: Youthful

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Prompt 47

“Five ideas for a novel you’ll never write” Note: Now that I’ve written these down, I make no promises that I won’t write some of these stories in the future. What may sound random or ridiculous now, could be very appealing in the future. The story of a button factory. Of the button-making family that […]

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Prompt 46

“Write down the interior monologue you experience when you sit down to write” All right. Here we go. Time to pick up where I left off. Wait, breakfast first. Can’t write on an empty stomach. Ladiladila. Coffee’s ready. All set! Well, I can’t write and eat at the same time…I’ll read some news. *Half an […]

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