Category Archives: Writing Prompts

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Summer Sundays at Mimi's

It was humid more than it was hot, but that never mattered to Mimi. In the summers, she’d always be sitting on her porch, rocking gently, a paper fan made by one of her many grandchildren in one hand, a sweating glass of iced tea

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Master Class 2013 Fall Semester 4

Last week‘s assignment came from Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The last line was to be used to begin and end your stories. That line was “We’ll take in a quick bite at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe.” It must

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Master Class 2013 Fall Semester 3

Class is well on it’s way into the Fall semester and the students are still rolling in. I give tribute to the fantastic prompts given each week to stimulate the muse. Y’all read some GOOD BOOKS! Keep it up! Now on to our last assignment.

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Master Class 2013 Fall Semester 2

The bell has wrung, class is now in session. Quiet down, class. Our first assignment, chosen by Tara, came from Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane. “It was only a duck pond, at the back of the farm” inspired you this

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Master Class Fall Semester 1

I’m so happy to see all of you in class today!! I trust you all had a good, if not busy, summer. I know these past couple of months have been whirlwinds heading for Oz for me! We did keep the Master Class going over

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Master Class Summer Edition #4

Summer session is well on its way though the students seem to be dropping like flies, the Professor included (although I DID start this really cool stalker story…). There were four faithful students this week who all churned out incredible pieces from a very difficult

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Master Class Summer Edition #2

Hello class. How’s your summer? The professor is finding this summer challenging in getting in writing time! The completed assignment count is low, so I know you are too! The last assignment, chosen by the Professor, was to use the 4th line from the 77th

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The Road Kill Hunters 2

They put the bear in the back of their truck and locked it up. It was customary to check the rest of the area because they both knew it was rare to find only one deceased animal. The biggest haul they’d ever had included two

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Master Class 2013: Summer Edition 1

Summer session began last week, and even with a second week for submissions, the turn out was low. That’s okay because it will give the Professor more time to focus on the assignments turned in! Carrie of The Muse Unleashed chose a line from a

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The Road Kill Hunters

“Something died nearby and it’s not fresh,” Kelsey stated. She was right. The ripe scent of over-dead only hit you when you passed that spot. Alex circled around and came back to the spot. He inhaled deeply and pulled over. “You’re right,” he said to

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