Writing Prompt:The Hardest Word

Apparently, the word most people find hardest to say to someone is "NO". I'm not sure I agree with this, but it's an interesting idea. Personally, there are about a dozen words I find harder. I find telling someone they're wrong harder than refusing them something. If you had to pick one word that you... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: In what order?

It's interesting to see how people make decisions. I just had a conversation with someone and they asked me the following question... "Imagine a scenario where you are in the house alone. The following things occur at the same time: Someone starts pounding at the door. The phone rings You realise the tap is running... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Sibling Rivalry

My brother is the benchmark. I've been fortunate enough throughout my life to know what it is to love someone unconditionally and have a tiny green demon in my heart at the same time. He's one of those rare people who has always known what he wanted to do. Every step pulled him closer and... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: When I grow up…

It's funny that there are few of us who actually turn out to be what we wanted to be when we were kids. When you were little, did anyone ever ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? I'll bet someone did, teachers, siblings, parents, relatives. you look up at their expectant... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: The Photograph

I was going through some old files and found a photograph of someone I once loved. I can't pinpoint the exact moment at which love stopped, it might have been a gradual drifting apart, or perhaps I simply woke up one morning and realised that there was no longer anything there. There was just a... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: The End of the Road

I started writing this as an observation prompt. I was thinking about how we walk certain paths every day of our lives, from home to work, to school, to the shops, but it's unusual for us to stop and pay close attention to the little details of the routes we take. Suddenly, I started thinking... Continue Reading →

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