Writing Prompt: Cuddly Toy

We've all had one. Growing up we all probably had a favourite teddy bear or doll we carried with us everywhere. Mine was Jerry, the teddy bear. He was pale brown with black eyes and dark brown feet and paws. Round ears that listened to my ramblings and rants as a child. To humiliate him,... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Sunrise

There have been few bright days this winter. There has been snow, rain, fog, drizzle and general dim light over the past three months. For a sun worshiper like me, it's torture waiting for the Spring. However, this morning, I looked out the window and saw broken cloud and bright light coming over the horizon.... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which helps us regain our equilibrium.  ~Norbet Platt

Writing Prompt: The Aquarium

An hour or so south of San Francisco is the coastal city of Monterey. It's a scenic drive I used to love whenever I needed a little time out. The windows down with the CD player going, it was a nice way to reboot. Once there, you can wander around a different world. There is... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Gadget

Have you ever wondered how science fiction writers create other worlds? It as though they create their own logic, language, and technology, their own worlds and their own people. However, in order for all this to seem normal, for us as readers to be able to suspend disbelief is by making their character have traits... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Love Story

This is one of the hardest things to write. There are thousands of stories and very few themes in the world, but I think that to write love convincingly is enough to twist you in two, make you doubt yourself and make you feel like grabbing  your laptop, closing it and using it as a... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Interview

We've all done them. You get interviewed for jobs, getting into university, in some medical situations, before you have a religious wedding,  (some first dates even felt like interviews),... What you have is a situation where two or more people are trying to work out if they're all the right fit, whether it's for a job... Continue Reading →

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