Writing Prompts – No. 9

His heart stopped the day the clock stopped ticking. It’s been ticking in his head since he was born, and now it’s stopped. What does it mean? Had he finally gone insane? Had he gone deaf? The next thing he knew, a blinding light shone across his city, and then the world. Once it disappeared, […]

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Writing Prompts – No. 8

Full Disclosure They toured the house with the real estate agent. “We love it,” he said. “Is there anything we should know about the house’s past?” The agent looked down. Mary Ellen met up with her two clients, Nick and Regina in front of a large three story home with a For Sale sign out […]

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Writing Prompts – No. 5

Alphabet Poem Write a 26-line poem using all the letters of the alphabet. Have the first line start with the letter “A,” the second “B,” the third “C,” etc. A lone leaf blows in the wind. Blowing to wherever life takes him. Cats and their offspring try to catch him, but he’s too quick to […]

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Writing Prompts – No. 3 & 4

Mystery Cookie One day you come into work and find a cookie mysteriously placed on your desk. Grateful to whoever left this anonymous cookie, you eat it. The next morning you come in and find another cookie. This continues for months until one day a different object is left—and this time there’s a note. I […]

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Writing Prompts – No. 2

The One That Got Away You bump into an ex-lover on Valentine’s Day—the one whom you often call “The One That Got Away.” What happens? Today is by far my least favorite day of the year. Stores filled with hearts, candy, flowers and unnecessarily giant teddy bears. The site of anything love related makes me […]

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Writing Prompts – No. 1

I’ve decided to do writing prompts for the next two weeks. It’s part of a writing “Boot Camp” for writers suffering from writers block. I don’t necessarily have writers block right now, but I am between books right now and I’m hoping it can help make my second installment of the Fliers series even better! […]

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Flash Fiction

This is from a Flash Fiction challenge in my writing group. The theme is “beginnings” and could be no more than 150 words. Enjoy!   I’ve been trapped inside this microscopic room my entire life with no trace of how I got here. It’s so cramped that I can’t stretch my legs out fully. No […]

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