Tuesday, February 24, 2015


What word of encouragement would you give to a struggling writer?

Monday, February 23, 2015

Writing Prompt: Argument

Write an argument between a cashier and a customer from the customer's perspective.

Done it?

Now write the same argument from the CASHIER'S perspective.
I'd love to see what you came up with, so feel free to share in the comments. OR you can post the results on YOUR blog and link to it here :-D

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Fill in the Blank: I HATE WINTER

The thing I hate most about winter is ____________!

You can probably think of quite a few, right? Stay tuned for my answer and the why behind it!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Writing Prompt: Bad Valentine! BAD!

You know those corny heart candies with things like "i luv u" written on them? Go ahead and write a few mean ones!

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day - Or Yuck Day

Have a fun outing with your sweetheart--or your dog, or parakeet, or dust mop, or...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Locked out of Twitter

Just a heads up to those who are on Twitter and are trying to contact me: I've been locked out of my account and am unable to get back on (long story short, I don't have texting enabled on my phone so they can't send me the code to unlock my account.)

If you are trying to reach me, here is my email address: bethovermyer@gmail.com

Yep. Banner day.


Fill in the Blank: JACKPOT!

"If I won one million dollars, the first thing I would do is ____________________."

Monday, February 9, 2015

Writing Prompt: Paint Names

Go to your local paint store/hardware store and pick out a paint sample with a really awesome color name.

Got it?

Good! That's your superhero name.

What's your power?

Color names that start with a vowel: Your power is night vision!

Color names that start with a consonant from B through G: Your power is invisibility!

Color names that start with a consonant from H through M: Your power is super-strength!

Color names that start with a consonant from N through T: Your power is telepathy!

Color names for the remainder of the alphabet: Your power is telekinesis!

Now, here's you scenario: (Superhero Name Here) has run out of money. They must use (Super Power Here) to earn/steal enough $$ to pay their bill at an upscale restaurant. 

The snooty French waiter is waiting for payment. What does your hero do?

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Multiple Choice: Reading

What is your favorite genre/non-genre to WRITE in:

- Science fiction?

- Fantasy?

- Romance?


- Mystery?

- Literary?

- Mainstream?

- Other?

Go ahead and share in the comments, along with the reason what MAKES IT your favorite. Discussion welcome :-D

Monday, February 2, 2015

Writing Prompt: Colors

Write a descriptive poem about color using only touch, smell, taste, and sound.
Share in the comments and we'll try to guess!