Nothing in my life right now is like it was before. I know this moment is a defining one for many of us. We can use the feelings, visions, fear, happiness, the raw emotion of this time and place for writing novels, memoirs, short stories and poems.
This might be a perfect time to become involved in some online writing related courses. And some of them are offering their courses at a lower price than usual.
In January my new primary care doctor took my sleep meds away. I can lie in bed and worry that my scratchy throat is the first symptom of the upheaval my death will cause or I can read. I can sit up and watch my neighbors come and go, driving down to the end of the driveway, turning off their headlights at the mailboxes and waiting silently before reversing the activity and coming back up. I can worry about my son who is in week three of some respiratory illness but needs to be at work because his job is essential. Or, I can read.
Have you ever felt pressured by friends, editors, publishers, or fans, to include Gratuitous Sex or Violence? Do you feel compelled to add colorful language?
Now, I am handing it over to you. Take one Prompt or all four Prompts, don’t go over 300 words. Bring them to the chatroom. If you do not have time, come on to chat and I’ll give us some time to write on the fly.