Poem for the day

A friend of mine brought this poem to my attention today. I thought I'd share. IF...by Rudyard Kipling IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt:Happy Days

I sometimes find it harder to recall happy memories than sad ones. Maybe we're programmed that way. If I focus, I can think of happy times with my family, friends, adventures, etc. It's particularly hard when times are tough, but when you take the time to list the good times, it drowns out the bad... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Letter Writing

They say that hand written letters are a dying breed. I'm trying to see the practice alive by writing to my friends and family oversees. i'm going to try to avoid email from now on if there is nothing urgent going on. There's something special about sending and receiving an actual letter. One of my... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt:Redrum

I've been watching a lot of crime thrillers lately and I got me thinking, how would ┬ácommit the perfect murder? What are some creative ways of doing someone in and getting away with it? For this prompt, let's get stuck in with the following, make a list of ways to kill a person. Next, make... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Grim

It has been an awful day at the start of an awful year. The grim reaper has been busy. Famous, amazing people have left us so far, and although it has saddened me, I have another reason to think death is a horrible fucker. I've experienced loss before and it's the worst feeling in the... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Your Story

Everyone has a story. Several, in fact. We, some of us, think that our stories are not unique or interesting enough to write about, but you'd be surprised at how much each of us has to say. Start listing key events in your life, large and small. From there, start filling in the detail. Try... Continue Reading →

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