Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. This week, I was inspired by a mindfulness exercise called The Game of Five from the website, Pocket Mindfulness. The idea is to notice five things in your daily routine that you usually don’t notice. Things that go unnoticed are just the sorts of details I love to use […]
Shift #45: Let Someone Else Ask About Your Work It’s a bloghop! Today’s shift in focus is a little different. I was asked by fellow writer and editor Oonah V Joslin if I would like to take part in a bloghop that she was tagged in and, without thinking very long about it, I said […]
Your weekly offering of art/writing prompts. 1. Take the nicest character you know and find their evil side. 2. My ideal road trip would not include dress-up clothing or boats. 3. Once the graduation party is scheduled, you find out how many people’s schedules collide and how many people are graduating across the country. 5. […]
Shift #44: Familiar Stories, Alternative Viewpoints Lately, I’ve been thinking about how retelling stories from different points of view changes the narrative message. Fairy tales, specifically – taking something familiar and beloved, like Cinderella, and retelling the story from the stepmother’s point of view. Or retelling it from the prince’s point of view. Or maybe […]
One Minnesota Writer is on spring break this week, as her daughter, Abby, who is a high school senior, is actually home for a change. That is an event worth stopping the presses for (or suspending blog posts, as it were). See you next Tuesday!
Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. It’s Photo Fragment Friday! Enjoy. Nothing better than an odd assortment of images out of context, right? I dare you to fit them all into one piece. Happy Friday. AND SOME PUBLICATION NEWS….. Fellow writer and overall creative person Dave Morehouse recently put together a team and launched […]
Shift #43: Show Your Empathy Previous posts in this series have talked about pulling weeds (Shift #7), removing obstacles (Shift #10), cleaning out the house (Shift #13), and giving something up (Shift #40). There are bits of all those posts behind today’s shift in focus as I think about items to donate. I need look […]
Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. 1. Five things I love about March: spring break, Easter candy, silly St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the way the air outside smells, planning a new garden 2. Five things I hate about March: dirty melting snow, wet shoes, wet dogs, snow that’s too heavy to shovel, the way everything […]