Tag Archives: creative writing

Syrian bread rolls and curried parsnip soup

This week’s prompt

Write the story of the people who ate the soup and rolls. A bird is part of the story, and your fiction has a happy ending.

 

Event news:

Six places left on Write into the Light with Jude. A pop-up writing session with Jude. December 13th. Beaufort Books, Larkhall, Bath.

One place left on Writing and Editing Flash Fiction series with Jude. Beginning January

Waiting list for Alex’s Memoir sessions in February 1st and 8th.

Come to an Evening of ‘Noir’ Flash Fiction at St James Wine Vaults, Bath, this Saturday 25th November. Six authors reading. Fun.

Apples and Pears

This week’s prompt by Jude.

 

Write a piece about  apples and pears —picking the fruit, eating it, cooking with it, buying it. It could be memoir, it could be fiction. Include fruity autumn smells and exact tastes. Involve two characters. One is reluctant.

 

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A noir photo prompt

A ‘noir’ photo prompt from Alex to get you writing.

 Do five minutes ‘free’ writing, (no stopping to think, no attention to grammar or handwriting). Give it a title. 

New event open for booking. Two workshops on Writing a Memoir or using your life stories for fiction with Alex, in February at Hall and Woodhouse, Bath.

Copy and learn

This week’s prompt by Jude

There’s a bookshop of remainders in Park Street, Bristol where someone has drawn pictures of authors on paper bags, which are all pinned up behind the counter.

The drawings pictured here show the great writers,Raymond Carver and Kurt Vonnegut. Find stories by them online and write out the first paragraph. Now write another paragraph in your own words, but use the same length of sentences and a similar  style. See where it takes you.

If you want to write in the company of others in fun and friendly groups, there’s just one place on our four week series beginning on 21st September and there are five places on our Art as Inspiration group.