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Photo writing prompt contest: April '22
Can you think of a time when you needed to come out of your shell? What do you think about when you look at this picture? Write about it.
Memoir: Helena Writes #43--On the departure from one's parents
When I was fourteen and life had taken its hormonal turn, pushing me out of the childhood home that I thought was permanent, I bought a monkey...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers March '22
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, is back for this month's full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, rediscover your safety.
What is imagery?
Imagery is one of the most important literary devices or tools in the writer’s tool box. Here are some great examples, plus a writing exercise designed to get you painting with words.
Photo writing prompt contest: March '22
Conflict is inescapable; we will all face it at some point in our lives. Tell us about a conflict and how you found your way to resolution or peace.
Story: Helena Writes #42: On opening the images and memories we carry
[I began] opening the images I carried with me to find the experience, the meaning, the feeling, the story...As I wrote them, they became...the story of my first-generation American family...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers Feb '22
Teneice Durrant is back this February full moon with a tarot reading and a writing ritual for releasing creative blocks. Writers, express without fear!
Reject writer's block. Read it aloud.
If you haven’t written anything yet, what you have at your disposal is your mind. If you've written something but don’t know how to revise or improve it, what you have at your disposal is your voice.
Photo writing prompt contest: February '22
Tell us about something ancient. Something that persists and has become stronger over time. Consider how nature preserves objects and impressions of the physical world...
What is a prose poem?
The prose poem form actually began in Japan in the 17th century, is evident in the work of French writers in the mid-1800’s, and regained popularity with the Beat Poets in the 1950’s and ‘60’s...
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