Weekend Writing Prompt #8 – Candour

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Candour

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a story of any length that includes the following, “The truth?  What is that?”

Poetry Challenge – Write a poem of any length and style that deals with the meaning of “candour” (to be open, to be honest, to be genuine) and its antonym “insincere” (to be guarded, to be false, to be inauthentic).

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!

Weekend Writing Prompt #7 – Remedy

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Remedy

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a story in less than 500 words that opens with the line: “I’ve found the remedy”, or words to that effect.

Poetry Challenge – Write a poem in 12 lines or less inspired by the photo prompt, where the first and last lines are the same.

Can’t wait to read what you’ve come up with!

Weekend Writing Prompt #6 – Wild

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Wild

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – In 150 words or less, describe either:

  • a wild setting / location, or
  • a wild personality / character

For a bonus point, try referencing the photo prompt somehow.

Poetry Challenge – Write an eight line poem, in two verses of four lines each, where: the first letter of verse one spells out WILD when read from top to bottom, and the first letter of verse two spells out WILD when read from bottom to top to create a reflection.  Here’s the challenge set out visually:

W–
I–
L–
D–

*

D–
L–
I–
W–

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!

Weekend Writing Prompt #5 – Gratitude

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Gratitude

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a five sentence story set in a meadow of wildflowers.

Poetry Challenge – Write a rhyming poem inspired by what you are grateful for.

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!

Weekend Writing Prompt #4 – Destiny

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Destiny

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a two sentence story, where one sentence is inspired by the word prompt and the other is inspired the photo prompt.  Ensure that the two sentences read as one story.  Sentences can be of any length.

Poetry Challenge – Write a  haiku on the theme of “Destiny”.

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!


Looking for a place to submit your work to?  Check out Dreaming Spirit Press’s open submissions

Weekend Writing Prompt #3 – Imperfect

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Imperfect

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a story in exactly 100 words that is inspired in some way by either the word prompt or the photo prompt.

Poetry Challenge – Write a poem of at least ten lines, where every other line contains the word “imperfect” or one of its synonyms.

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!


Looking for a place to submit your work to?  Check out Dreaming Spirit Press’s open submissions

Weekend Writing Prompt #2 – Unearth

A word and photo prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  Use the prompts separately or together.  It’s up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes (it’s not a competition) but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Unearth

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Challenge

Prose Challenge – Write a story in less than 250 words that is inspired in some way by the word prompt “unearth” WITHOUT using the word “unearth” in it.

Poetry Challenge – Write a poem of any length / style that is set (at least in part) in the above photo prompt.

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!


Looking for a place to submit your work to?  Check out Dreaming Spirit Press’s open submissions