Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty #DPChallenge #WritersWednesday

For this week’s challenge, you must write a fifty-word story. Not five thousand, not five hundred, but precisely fifty words. It looked familiar. That place I knew, without knowing its name. The river, the willow trees, the narrow path close to the water edge. Then I heard your voice, and I walked in your direction. … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty #DPChallenge #WritersWednesday

Weekly Writing Challenge: The Sound of Silence #writing

There are multiple ways of interacting with silence: purposefully leaving something unsaid, breaking the silence around a topic, or, quite simply, getting tongue-tied. For this week’s challenge, we want you to take the theme of silence and explore it in your own way. The studio is empty, but then it is not: you are everywhere, … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: The Sound of Silence #writing

Weekly Writing Challenge: Leave Your Shoes at the Door

In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch shares his take on a classic bit of advice: "If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Leave Your Shoes at the Door

Weekly Writing Challenge: Characters that Haunt You

When you possess a creative brain, says Coady, everyday experiences are used as ingredients for the work you hope one day to make.  I know her names: I've have known her since a child, she's always been there, not far, even if inaccessible. Imagination, or muse, she's influential, and, very, very pretty. The more inaccessible … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Characters that Haunt You