search
top

PROMPTed #26 Parking

PROMPTed is a weekly collection of writing prompts to inspire your writing week. The prompts are loosely grouped under a common theme and include a random line prompt, a photograph, a song/music video, a sensory suggestion and a famous quote. My thanks to Adam Byatt who has done a stellar of programming PROMPTed over the last two and a half months. I first heard Big Yellow Taxi when I was seven. We were... read more

F&GC #21 Noir

“The Noir Challenge” For submission Sunday, 5th August Challenge: To write a noir story Form: Open Word Count: 2000   Submission Tips Please ensure your poem is clearly labelled ‘FGC’ along with the challenge number and the story name in the title of your blog post. Example: [FGC #21] NOIR IS MY NIRVANA. Submit your story via the Mr Linky Widget. Stories linked in the comments... read more

F&GC #20 Space Opera Submission

“The Space Opera Challenge” Challenge: To write a space opera Form: Open Word Count: 3000 Space Opera Authors William Lailey Carolyn Wagner Annie Evett Storm... read more

From Hope, to Strength and Beyond

It’s a little after five am on a freezing Melbourne morning in late May 2010. Sodium street lighting leaks in around the canvas blind and takes the edge off the darkness in the unfamiliar room. Beneath a mound of doonas, on Jason Coggins’s futon couch, I lie desperately probing my stomach to assure myself parasites are not exploding from my stomach. And thus, begins the journey of writing... read more

F&GC #20 Space Opera

“The Space Opera Challenge” For submission Sunday, 22nd July Challenge: To write a space opera Form: Open Word Count: 3000   Submission Tips Please ensure your poem is clearly labelled ‘FGC’ along with the challenge number and the story name in the title of your blog post. Example: [FGC #20] MY SPACE OPERA GOES BANANAS. Submit your story via the Mr Linky Widget. Stories linked in the... read more

F&GC #19 Prose Poem Submission

“The Prose Poem Challenge” Challenge: To write a prose poem Genre: Open Word Count: Open Prose Poem Challenge Participants Jan Brown Travis King Carolyn Wagner Annie Evett Storm... read more

How to Build An Online Bookstore

Bernard: What do they want from me, why can’t they just leave me alone? Manny: Well they want to buy books. Bernard: Yeah but why me? Why do they come to me? Manny: Because you sell books. Bernard: Yeah, I know, but Jesus…’ “BLACK BOOKS” (BBC) Even if you’ve never dreamed of owning your own bookstore, a central location on your website to showcase your work is a... read more

F&GC #19 Prose Poem

“The Prose Poem Challenge” For submission Sunday, 15th July Challenge: To write a prose poem Genre: Open Word Count: Open   Submission Tips Please ensure your poem is clearly labelled ‘FGC’ along with the challenge number and the story name in the title of your blog post. Example: [FGC #19] MY PROSE POEM. Submit your story via the Mr Linky Widget. Stories linked in the comments... read more
Page 5 of 15« First...34567...10...Last »
top