Writing Prompts 9/12/18 – Loyalty (Or the lack thereof)

theme by popular vote (the theme selected is the general direction, not always a literal descriptor, ie. if the them was "machines" not necessarily going to be writing "machine" in everywhere, rather will be writing about pulley systems, cars, trains, robots, etc) #1 He griped the ax til his knuckles ashed. Her infidelity would not… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/12/18 – Loyalty (Or the lack thereof)

Writing Prompts 9/11/18 – Dust

#1 All was as dust in the wake of the bomb. #2 "This machine is no frail contraption, fated for the scrap heap in ten years time; she'll be chugging along well after we've all turned to dust!" #3 She blew the dust from the stack of papers and smiled. The secret she'd sought for… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/11/18 – Dust

Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Energy

prompt #1 There was nothing known not made of energy. prompt #2 The terrorists hit the power grid, hoping for a revolution, receiving instead only the slow and agonizing death of starvation. prompt#3 A million gears whirred with a synchronous clattering as the ardent machinist's great, metal citywalker roared to life and rose up from the ground… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Energy

Writing Prompts 9/8/18

Theme (by popular vote): Lost in a dream. Prompt #1 Pulled up through through the clouds, as if by some invisible hand, he was filled with fear and wonderment in equal measure. He wanted to keep flying but he didn't want to fall... Prompt #2 Dreamer, lost in the misty corridors of Forgetfulness, paused to… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/8/18

Sex, Violence, Death, Toil: A Brief Primer On Fiction Writing, Prt. 1

I like what I do. Some writers have said in print that they hated writing and it was just a chore and a burden. I certainly don't feel that way about it. Sometimes it's difficult. You know, you always have this image of the perfect thing which you can never achieve, but which you never… Continue reading Sex, Violence, Death, Toil: A Brief Primer On Fiction Writing, Prt. 1