Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Pet Peeves

Writing Prompt:
What drives you absolutely crazy as a writer? Is it a trait you have yourself, or is it some personality quirk of another?

Monday, February 22, 2010

Imitation is Key to Finding Voice

Writing Prompt:
Write a short story in the style of the author that you are currently reading at this moment.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Timing is Everything

Writing Prompt:
Start writing beginning with the line "Another question, another day...". Don't stop for 20 minutes.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Who's Speaking?

Writing Prompt:
Write a poem from the perspective of an inanimate object

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Courtesy of Me

Writing Prompt:
Comment on the quote "All poetry begins at 3 am, and doesn't let you go until 5 or 6."

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Huddled in Some Attic, Somewhere

Writing Prompt:
Which cliches about writing amuse you, and which of them set you wild? What cliches would you like to break professionally, and which ones would you like to embody in your career?

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Artist's Journal #9

Write a journal entry about the type of author you want to be in 20 to 30 years. How do you get there? What do you do to achieve that?