Photo Challenge #163

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

487b84b023a6139735181a6a76326756 – Matt Dixon

Use above image as inspiration for a poem or short story.

Alternatively,

If you are an artist or photographer, use this as an opportunity to showcase your own work.

You have 1 week to complete this challenge.

Please credit the artist!

When you’re done, TAG the post Photo Challenge and MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie, and add your link to the Link Button. Also don’t forget to link to this post or copy your post’s URL into the comments. We can read your post sooner that way.

View original post

Writing Links 5/1/17

Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author & Book Blogger for all Genres as well as craft books

winter-1964361_960_720

Writing Links…5/1/17

Traci Kenworth

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/04/25/your-pile-of-failures/ Failures lead to success.
  2. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/women-in-sff-month-nisi-shawl/ Aging characters. Still important.

MG/YA:

  1. http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/04/vlog-how-to-write-fights.html Suggestions and where to look to find what you need.
  2. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/04/defining-success-for-writers.html Why we write: the readers!

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

Christian:

  1. https://stevelaube.com/five-lessons-road-publication/ When you reach the end, prayer is valuable.
  2. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/04/5-tips-for-sparking-creativity.html Don’t go it alone.
  3. https://stevelaube.com/choosing-words-wisely-part-1/ Could vocabulary be the reason for the decline in reading?
  4. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/tools-writing-trade/ Your own space. I now have an “office” view, lol. I made a little division in one room and I’m right next to the window, so I can glance out when I want. There is a curtain to it though, and I keep my back to it so I can focus but if I turn my chair just right: I see pretty countryside.

Historicals:

  1. http://awriterofhistory.com/2017/04/25/what-makes-historical-fiction-tick-with-donna-russo-morin/ There’s a line between enough description and too much.
  2. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2017/04/the-commons-decides-strafford-must-die.html Politics?

Scary:

  1. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-144-j-s-breukelaar-on-ghosts-american-monster-and-story-mistakes/ Lessons learned writing American Monster.

Mystery/Thrillers/Suspense:

  1. http://annerallen.com/how-not-start-your-novel-6-no-nos/ A lot of…

View original post 215 more words

Weekly Writing Prompt #87

the secret keeper

Weekly Writing Challenge
Poetry and/or Flash Fiction
May 1st – #87

DOOR Template Instructions=====================

(5) Words: | BRAVE | RUSH | RAVE | WALK | INNER |

*A brilliant idea has been brought to my attention regarding the (5) word prompt. Please feel free to substitute any of the words with a synonym.🎈 🎭 ✨

=====================
Poetry Suggestions
=====================

Haiku (5 – 7 – 5)
Tanka (5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7)
Shadorma (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)
6 lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
Villanelle (19 line poem[no word limit]–2 repeating rhymes & 2 refrains)… Excellent example is Dylan Thomas’s “Do not go gentle into that good night”
Nonet (9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1) progression downward of syllables
Cinquain (2 – 4…

View original post 114 more words

Living Liberty

Life in Liberty Village and Beyond

Conversations on finding and loving who I am

Let's have an open conversation about life.

One Woman's Quest

Passion for writing ignites my soul's momentum

JustPene

Behind every strong woman, are all the other women that came before!

Stine Writing

Poetry, Positivity, and Connecting!

The Truth for Kyle Brennan

Scientology & the Death of Kyle Brennan

As We Serve With Significance

Volunteerism. Home town. Johnson City. Good books. Random thoughts.

June Cleaver 21st Century Style

Welcome to our world of kids, food and everyday life.

The Cat Ate My Vision Board

Short stories and essays by writer Nishi Sood

Books Best Blog

Of All Things, I Like Books Best.

Perception

Until I know this sure uncertainty, I'll entertain the offered fallacy.

Welcome to akuner

People who love to eat & travel are always good people!

WORDKET

Chase the Stories

Delusional Bubble

Life is a bubble, Make it as delusional as possible!

Let's Queer Things Up!

Mental health & recovery with sam dylan finch

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick

Scottish Doctor, author, speaker, sceptic

Graffiti Lux Art & More

Luxuriating in the Arts