Tuesday, March 31, 2015

You're Behind! or are You?

There's an annual reading contest on GoodReads. You select how many books you plan to read in a year, enter what you've read so far/are reading/progress updates, and GR gives you % mark, telling you how far behind/ahead you are. Or if you're on schedule.

How many books have you read so far this year, and are you on schedule to finish by 11:59:59 PM on December 31st?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Where Oh Where?

If you could travel to one of the following countries, which would you choose? Why?

1. England

2. The United States of America

3. Spain

4. France

5. Germany

6. Egypt

7. Italy

Monday, March 23, 2015

Writing Prompt: Seasons

Think of five words that you think of when you think of spring.

Got 'em?


Now write a short story or poem using all five words you chose...

Oh, and the short story/poem must be about autumn!

Friday, March 20, 2015

What Day is Today?

Besides being March 20th, 2015, it's also the...


In case that made your eyeballs bleed and you missed it...


Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Happy drinking St. Patrick's Day!

In all seriousness, celebrate responsibly. If you're going to drink, have a designated driver.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Good, the Bad, and the You-Know-What

On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the worst ever, 5 being good, 10 being out-of-your-mind AWESOME), how would you rate the last book/short story/article...YOU wrote? 

(Not published, just wrote.) Honesty is welcome, as is kindness!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Writing Prompt: Story Starter

Take the following story opening and run with it:

When she woke up, the world was all in black and white.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Writing Prompt: Idea File

If you haven't already, start an Idea File. Take an empty scrapbook and fill it with words, pictures, newspaper clippings--whatever inspires you! 

When you're creatively blocked, go to this file for inspiration.