Quote for the Day

When we read, we stat at the beginning and continue until we reach the end. When we write, we start in the middle and fight our way out. -Vickie Karp

Writing Prompt: The Photograph

I sat at the desk and looked around the room seeking inspiration. It came to me in the form of an empty picture frame. I searched my memory for the photograph that was once housed there and found none. I can't remember the frame being there before. Was it a gift, a purchase at a... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: The Hardest Word

My relationship with someone close to me is damaged, hopefully not permanently, but it's going to be hard to fix. Have you ever wanted to repair some damage with someone even when you believe they're partly in the wrong? Sometimes we say hurtful things to deflect from the fact that we're the ones acting like... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: The Listener

You have to write through everything. There are times when life throws you a curve ball and you want to give up, throw your pen in the bin and say "What's the point?". Sometimes it's tempting to sulk and feel sorry for yourself or to try to defer your writing to days when you're feeling... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: The Room

When I wandered into the cafe, I felt like I had been transported back in time to my college days. There were odd posters and paintings from local artists on the walls. The furniture, mismatched and awkward suited the overall thrown-together feel of the place. It was an open planned room with a stage, random... Continue Reading →

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