Wow! Is it really June? Last year was a crazy year and now 2021 is halfway over. We hope you've been able to get some writing in your schedule, though. Even keeping a journal is good for the soul. Try out some of these writing prompts for exercise or to spark a story idea! via … Continue reading Writing Prompts – June 2
Ready to write? Let's get started. For these prompts, set a timer of 10-15 minutes for each prompt. The stories might be rough but will hopefully spring new ideas for you to use in your own writing. via WordPress Free Photo Library 1. What invention that doesn't exist yet would be useful to you? Why … Continue reading Writing Prompts – May 28
Start with a glassy lake, a breezy morning and a family of ducks.
Happy Tuesday! We've come up with a few writing prompts to get in some extra writing practice or spark a story idea. Let's get writing! Faraway Places via WordPress Free Photo Library 1. You went to bed on Earth but woke up....somewhere else. Unfortunately you're not on Earth any longer. How'd you get here? And … Continue reading Writing Prompts – May 18
Use these prompts for writing exercises or to springboard your own ideas. via WordPress Free Photo Library 1. Setting: This is a world with purple waterfalls and pink and purple skies. What is it like to live on this world? 2. The government has decided to send regular people (non-astronauts that is) into space for … Continue reading Writing Prompts – May 10
The world is quiet, except for the bird song. Nothing else demands my time or my thoughts. It's the perfect time to write. (via WordPress Free Photo Library) “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” Aristotle (via Pixabay - Engin_Akyurt) I like pen to paper … Continue reading Sunday Morning Writing
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1) via WordPress - Free Photo Library
Review by Roxanna Coldiron Summary This is the story of two women, separated by time, connected by family and country, who experienced their Cuban heritage in different ways and found love along the way. Marisol goes to the country of her grandmother Elisa's birth to spread her ashes and learns more about her grandmother as … Continue reading Mini Book Review: ‘Next Year in Havana’ by Chanel Cleeton
Everyone I know is happy to say good-bye to 2020! While we don't expect all of our problems to be solved in the new year, we are still hopeful. Writing Goals for 2021 Our writing goals for 2021 include more posts for this blog, a course or two, and yes - working on the draft … Continue reading Bring on 2021!
We made it through 2020! This has been one tough year and we are glad to say good-bye to it. With a fresh start in mind, we wanted to share a few writing prompts that could help you to navigate this new year on your writing journey! via WordPress GIF Library Generating Ideas 1. Every … Continue reading Writing Prompts for New Year’s Day 2021