Prompt from Alex: These are amulets from World War 1. The difference between a charm and an amulet is that a charm is worn to attract good luck and an amulet provides protection from danger.
Have you ever had a charm or an amulet? Write a short story about either.
We have several events this Autumn open for booking . 3 places remaining on our 4 week creative writing group in September, 5 places left on ‘Art as inspiration in October and 10 on Building your writing CV‘ in November.
Prompt from Alex:
Look at the painting below by Gill Smith. Where are these beds? Who has been in them? Who is going to be in them? Write a short story, maybe try a monologue.
Challenge from Alex: Imagine yourself going up to this purveyor of writing and asking him to write you a story, a letter or a poem. What are you going to ask him to create? Now write it and don’t forget to pay yourself something, anything.
Prompt from Alex: The information below refers to Virgina Woolf and Vita Sackville West and tells you a lot about their personalities. What writing materials do you use? In not more than three hundred words, write about your own pens, paper, notebooks etc. If you always use a computer, write about that.