Category Archives: Writing Prompts

How to Write a Scene – Our Write Side

Did you know a scene is the building block of our story and follow a similar structure arc as our novels on a micro scale? So what do we need to consider to write strong scenes? Let’s take a look. First, each scene must have a character

April 2016 – Our Write Side

As poetry editor for Our Write Side, it would only be fitting for me to offer a poetry lesson of my own. To round out World Poetry Month, I figured I would do a piece on song lyrics. I have written a few songs, and

Sassy Scorpio Scribe: Love Is – Our Write Side

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu I remember being young and pouring over those little “Love Is” comics. My mom had a tattered, spiral notebook full of them. She had meticulously cut them

Book Review Submissions – Our Write Side

Did you know Our Write Side has our own book review team? That’s “write.” We have an exclusive team on standby to read and review all genres and forms of writing. So, how do you get your book on our reading list? That’s simple. Just

March 2016 – Our Write Side

Welcome to the Darkroom where we open our photo album to you to help spark your creativity. Each week we offer a new photo, but the story is yours to write. The Rules, because there are always rules: 1. The photo is here to spark

May 2013 – Our Write Side

I hit the ground hard, my backside smarting and my sword almost impaling me as I bounced into the middle of a room. Standing, I adjusted my floppy tricorne hat with my good hand and took in the opulence of the room. It was a

May 2015 – Our Write Side

Remember how I’ve been telling you about Short n Scary Stories putting an ebook out containing 25-26 horror stories and they chose Gloria as one of them? Yeah. Guess what? IT WAS RELEASED TODAY!! Wahoooo! And you know what’s even better? If you download it

April 2015 – Our Write Side

Thank you all–all 1,651 of you for your loyalty in following my words. You’ll never know how often your loyalty keeps me writing, keeps me coming back to post something for you. I am nothing but a wordsmith without people to read my words. I

October 2012 – Our Write Side

I’ve watched through his eyes, I’ve listened through his ears, and I tell you he’s the one. I know you don’t believe me, but he’s going to get you down where the loss cuts worst. Right down to your very soul. Unless you get out