The Cabin

NEW PORTION IN BOLD Join us for a progressive writing experiment! Laura from  www.todaysdose.wordpress.com  and Simon from Planet Simon came up with the idea that we work together on a story ‘seed’ and let it out into the blogoshpere she has begun the story with only a few paragraphs and a title, I’ve added a littleContinue reading “The Cabin”

The Cabin

Join us for a progressive writing experiment! I have begun the story with only a few paragraphs and a title. Let’s see where this goes! Laura, guest writer from http://www.todaysdose.wordpress.com She put her face upwards and let the warm water of the shower run over, into her hair, down her body, and around her feet.Continue reading “The Cabin”

Writers – Get into the writing mood!

I found this really great bit of writing advice from Mandy Wallace via Pinterest, She challenged her readers to share it – so share it I will! I this she talks about overcoming writing blocks by creating the right moods and how this can be done. via Writers: Get Into the Writing Mood With ThisContinue reading “Writers – Get into the writing mood!”

Inferno – Esthers Monday Motivations 

This week Esther set her Monday Motivations challenge around the words Glasses, Blaze and Madness. This is quite a tricky one to combine but I’ve had a go anyway: Inferno Beep, beep,beep the alarm sounded so distant in Sam’s sleep. Not sure if it was a dream he thought the claxons would stop.  They didn’t stop, slowlyContinue reading “Inferno – Esthers Monday Motivations “

Monday motivations -The Goragoth

I’m trying to keep some posts running through here, I always love writing for Esther’s Monday Motivations so while i had chance I thought I would. I hope you’re all well and if you guys want to ping me or whether then you know where I am 😀 I’m missing you all by the way… The GoragothContinue reading “Monday motivations -The Goragoth”

Esther’s Monday Motivation – It was over. 

I’ve been busy this week, but I still had to check Esther’s Monday motivation. This week is an interesting one, the phrase to use in a 50 – 100 word story is “it was over”  Here’s my piece on it: Surviving the end: They had been waiting for weeks for it to come. Now Adams and theContinue reading “Esther’s Monday Motivation – It was over. “

The Wallet – Esther Monday Motivation

I’m going to try and stay in the word limit for this week’s Esther Newton – Monday Motivation. Thanks as always to Esther for running this, she’s very encouraging. This week the theme is: If she didn’t stop doing that soon, he was going to kill her. The Wallet In life there are moments  you want the Earth toContinue reading “The Wallet – Esther Monday Motivation”

Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. | Live to Write – Write to Live

This post from Jamie Lee Wallace is just the inspiration any writer needs to keep writing their stories! If you’re not following her – why not?!? I hope you don’t mind the re-blog Jamie. via Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. | Live to Write – Write to Live Simon 🙂

Writing Prompt – I hadn’t thought that would happen…

Esther Newton runs her weekly Monday Motivation post to inspire the budding writers around her to generate a small piece of writing. This week the theme is:  I hadn’t thought that would happen. So what was I going to do now? This is what I came up with: Radio Troubles: The radio wasn’t badly damaged, but even soContinue reading “Writing Prompt – I hadn’t thought that would happen…”

Life or Death – 150 Words

Esther’s Monday motivation was delivered to my inbox this morning. Esther has frequently encouraged me to take part in one of her short story writing prompts, so I thought today I would. Esther’s prompt post is here: Monday Motivations – “This was a matter of life or death” The prompt is to include the line “ThisContinue reading “Life or Death – 150 Words”

The Origin of Ideas & How I Capture Them: Guest Post with Simon – I came for the soup…

  My good friend Candice has published a post with my thoughts on writing ideas and how we can preserve them… or at least the way I do it! via The Origin of Ideas & How I Capture Them: Guest Post with Simon – I came for the soup… Simon 🙂