Let theWords Flow:Writing Prompt 22


Have you ever felt overwhelmed by incoming information? I find myself overwhelmed when the rate of information coming in is faster then my ability to identify and track my emotions. What happens when to much information comes your way?
I invite you to join me: you’ll need pen and paper or a computer, a cup of tea, and a comfortable place to sit. Ask yourself what part of your story needs to be told today. The prompt is an invitation to let the words flow. Slowly read the prompt, whether fact or fiction, and write what needs to be written today. Feel free to change the prompt from first to third person, vice versa, or any other way.

Wait, wait, slow down…..

Emotions Can Evoke Story


We’ve all read books that have made us laugh, cry and taken us on a rollercoaster of feelings. So we know that story can evoke emotions. But what I found in my writing process is that emotions can evoke story. If I’m feeling emotional and I’m not sure why, I sit down and write. I’m usually surprised at the stories that emerge. Some of my best writing happens when I’m feeling emotional. So I think that not only stories can evoke emotions but emotions can evoke stories. Just like ice melts into water and water freezes into ice.

Let the Words Flow: Writing Prompt 18


People have a glass of wine for many different reasons. One can drink a glass of wine for the taste in accompanying a great meal, or the sensory experience of holding a stem glass in one’s hand, or to relieve tension, or to escape one’s reality, or to lighten up an atmosphere. When writing, a glass of wine can reveal many things about the character and the scene to the reader. What does having a glass of wine mean to you?

I invite you to join me: you’ll need pen and paper or a computer, a cup of tea, and a comfortable place to sit. Ask yourself what part of your story needs to be told today. The prompt is an invitation to let the words flow. Slowly read the prompt, whether fact or fiction, and write what needs to be written today. Feel free to change the prompt from first to third person, vice versa, or any other way.

He reached for his glass of wine…