Writing Prompt 93: My favourite spot

“Describe a room in your house” One of my favourite spots in the apartment is the dining area. It’s right off the kitchen and technically part of the same ‘room’ as the living area, but it’s its own defined space, really. The dining table, with its four matching chairs, is a light coloured wood surface […]

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What a week

It’s been quite the week, I’ll tell you. I started a new job, got to watch Del Potro play not one, but two fantastic tennis matches, and, most importantly for me at least, my story, Dear Friend, won a short story competition and has been published on Reedsy’s blog. It’s a special story to me, because […]

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Prompt 69

“Write a musical review for the sounds of your life—your personal every day soundtrack.” Ali’s Day is a soundtrack best reserved for those who live a quiet, mellow existence. If you are someone that needs to be fuelled by copious amounts of upbeat sound, you may want to steer clear. The album starts off with […]

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Travel prompt 2: Berlin

There are a few streets in Berlin, the residential ones, where each building sports a different colour. The buildings have each been designed with very precise and immaculate architecture, drawing your eyes to the details around the windows, doors and roofs, each adorned with white frosting. I’ve found that walking through some of these residential […]

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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 35

“Five things you wish you’d asked your grandmother” When my grandmother passed away when I was 17, I was plagued by a persistent feeling that I had been robbed of so many conversations with her. In that sense, this prompt is quite appropriate. What was it about Baba (my grandfather) that drew you to him? […]

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Prompt 34

“Why you write” Writing, to put it very simply, is my calling. Being able to craft the right words to tell a story, to make a point, or simply to describe something and make it real for someone else is what I have loved doing for as long as I can remember. I’ve never really […]

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