10 sites for creative writing prompts (because sometimes it helps to have a little shove in a strange direction).

Here's a quick and dirty list of free prompts sites/pages that will hopefully spark a truckload of creative writing: 100 word story gives you a monthly photo prompt and provision for you to attach your 100-word story in the page comments. Riding Light delivers a monthly writing prompt 300-word stories. Take part in this one, …

Creative juice.

The temporally astute among you will know that this post is a week late. I have growing reasons--travel, writing, a new project [details coming soon]--and my posts are likely to be more sporadic as I focus on my latest creative escapades. In Red Smith's famous assertion that "writing is easy. All you do is sit …

Unearthed.

Today I'm sharing work from a bright new light, a birthday card with strategic-rectangle edits to protect the identities of the young card giver and recipient: As well as the lively words themselves, I love the gratuitous display of exclamation, and the whole premium-page plug given to the card giver's YouTube channel. How does a …

Happy Dance.

I'm sharing another of my tiny fictions; this one is 196 words--a two-minute read. I hope you enjoy it. Happy writing, and see you next week, Hannah. Happy Dance Chirpy little happy dance, turning circles one direction, round again. Can’t believe his luck, this funny chap, stumbling onto a meal ticket that will have him …