Last prompt of 2015 by Jude
Blaze out 2015 with a fiery story. Write a fast draft about something that makes you burn. Politics, people, the past. Choose vivid, intense imagery. Only stop writing when your fire goes out.
Best wishes to all for a Happy Writing New Year. If you want to try something new, book for our Spring introduction to Script Writing Wednesday morning, March 16th, with playwright, Tom Wentworth.
This is a self-portrait by Gauguin. For your writing prompt this week from Alex, try writing a self-portrait, paint yourself with a pen.
Paul Gauguin (French, 1848 – 1903 ), Self-Portrait Dedicated to Carrière, 1888 or 1889, oil on canvas, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
This week’s prompt by Jude.
What domestic situation has resulted in this door being padlocked? What does the ‘hand of Fatima’ doorknocker signify?
If it’s ‘parental strife’, write a story up to 1500 words on the subject and submit to the MidSomerset Festival creative writing competition. There are other suggested themes for stories and poems prompted by the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 2016, categories for junior and senior writers and cash prizes. This local competition closes mid January, 2016 and is judged by author Anna Wilson. Submit by post or online. Worth a go.
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