Today's prompt "Of course, you have to explore their past: those characters of yours have a past, hidden from you, so far. You need to discover it, understand it, get into some of the less palatable truths about them. Don't just see them squeakily clean on the blank page! Look, look for the filth, … Continue reading Filthy #DailyPost #WritersWednesday
Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. The old man turns the pages of his album: they are all there, from tiny five by five black and white photos, already mellowed by age, to the bright shots he took at the height of his, and their, seductive power. Beaches, venerable ruins, … Continue reading Flames #DailyPrompt
Write whatever you normally write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week. As Gorgeous and I finalise our summer plan, the lyrics of the Bravest Man and the voice of Bobby Womack are following my steps through the day... "In the universe Is … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Earworm ~ #WritersWednesday ~
Write about something you consider “ugly” — war, violence, failure, hatred — but try to find beauty, or a sense of hope, in your thoughts. As she placed her throw she knew she'd applied too much strength: the other girl went flying - it was perfect. But Penelope, as she bowed, was already full of … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Silver Linings
Photographers, show us INNOVATIVE.
You’re stuck in an elevator with an intriguing stranger. Write this scene. I am always embarrassed when I am confined in a small space, and never more than when this space is shared with a lady I don't know. It's my size, you see, I can't shrink and I am a big man, not fat … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Elevator
Tell us about the last time you were really, truly jealous of someone. Did you act on it? Did it hurt your relationship? I admire him, he is the father, the imperious maître, perhaps the last of the Renaissance men. And you loved him, you loved him beyond your life, and for him you … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Green-Eyed Monster
You receive a gift that is bittersweet and makes you nostalgic. What is it? Photographers, show us GIFT. The City you knew The love you lost The love you found Before darkness fell... Photo: Bouquinistes, ©Joseph Jeiter, 1930