I found a notebook while cleaning my room recently. (You find all sorts of things when you clean your room, don’t you?) I was curious, and flipped the notebook open. I started reading. Then I remembered I wrote a story on a long car trip in that notebook when I was in fourth grade or somewhere around that age. I got about a quarter a way through writing the story until I quit because it was basically a Magic Tree House book.
I still regard it as my first major foray into writing, however. (I don’t count the numerous fifteen sentence stories I wrote as a kindergartner.)
So, to see how far I’ve come, I decided to rewrite a portion of the story. Continue reading
Dialogue prompts are great fun to read and write. These are a little more sarcastic and sassy in tone than my other writing prompts, but I suppose that’s the nature of dialogue prompts.
It’s been a while since we’ve had a round of writing prompts on here. I decided to branch out and do historical prompts. This place was getting bogged down with all the fantasy prompts.
Now, I don’t write historical. I tried to write a short story set in the Great Depression, but it turned into a miserable failure. (Actually, my seven year old brother read it over my shoulder while I typed it, and I asked him for help. The plot didn’t improve, so I’ll blame that story’s failure on him. But he liked the story.)
These historical fiction prompts are going to be something unique because–guess what– they all happened in history! (I know, historical fiction normally is set in history, but hear me out.)
These prompts were all in the newspaper and they caught my eye. These are real life prompts, taken from headlines and articles in newspapers a long time ago. Some are quite humorous, and I daresay you’ll like them whether you write historical or not. Continue reading
Hiya. Today we venture into the dark, deadly, slightly morbid, and screaming eel infested waters. Who’s with me?
I know, it’s a terrible way to start a post. But I wasn’t lying about the dark and deadly stuff. Scroll on, but be warned that this isn’t about being stuck babysitting a hacker. Continue reading
So, long time no see. I’ve been drowning in school (end of year stuff) and haven’t had much time to make blog posts and such. So, quick little post with a spotify playlist for ya!
And Happy Spring! It’s either getting warmer or colder for you, depending on where you live. Unfortunately for me, it’s getting warmer in the US, and I’m watch the trees turn yellow and fuzzy. It’s time to break out the gas masks. 😦 Continue reading
Hello there, let’s start with this little thing that I found on my computer. Computers are full of surprises. Things can get buried, and then they appear, and you’re like: “When did I ever make that?” Happens to me all the time.
No one has ever explored the bottoms of the sea. Mankind has opted to explore the depths of space. It seems suspicious that we’ll explore the place so big that we call it “Space,” but we haven’t even seen all of our planet.
Well, they tried. It just went unrecorded. The mission was never noted anywhere, any evidence was destroyed.
Did that catch your attention? 😛 That came from a prompt I found somewhere, some time long ago. Feel free to finish it, as I probably won’t get around to it for a while. Onto the fresh, new prompts! (And this time, they sorta are castle-y) Continue reading
Anybody heard of Pinterest? I try not to spend my whole life on the site. It’s seriously addictive. I primarily began using it for writing. Why Pinterest, you ask. Isn’t that only for clothing and food? I’m here to tell you that Pinterest is amaze for writing. No this isn’t an advertisement for my Pinterest account, even though I might use some examples and I wouldn’t mind the followers. 😛
*all pics from pinterest, of course Continue reading
*claps hands gleefully* This is one of my favorite topics. Yeesh, even if you’re not a writer, keep reading. My joy and excitement alone are amazing.
Let’s talk worldbuilding. My computer still underlines it with red squiggles, but worldbuilding is a word in my book. What’s worldbuilding? Basically, building a world. Rocket science, I know. Oh, but it’s so much fun. You take a flat piece of earth, and make it into an amazing world. That’s how I started writing, actually. I made up an entire imaginary world in my head while doing the dishes, and it grew, and grew, and grew some Continue reading
“Where did you learn to break into a lock? You’re eight years old!”
That, my friends, is a start of an epic story. We have all these crime-fighting kids in books and movies, but really, how many eight year olds are going to be on the streets by themselves while working? It’s crazy. Someone has to babysit.
So of course you’ll click the button, right? —->>> Continue reading
Ah, back again with the writing prompts. Happy day! Continue reading