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Writing prompt: tragedy

 

Tragedy
It’s finally time to write about tragedy.

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Writing prompt: the things I no longer wish to understand

The things I no longer wish to understand

As I’ve already freaked one person out with this, my response to this prompt is strictly fiction.

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Writing prompt: grief

Grief

I really like writing morbid stuff. You might have noticed.

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Writing prompt: goodbye

Goodbye

“Goodbye” can take so many forms. Here is an attempt to portray two of those moments.

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Writing prompt: the sound of winter

The sound of winter

The writing prompts series is based around shorter-form fiction. In this series, I take writing prompts from various sources and write short scenes inspired by those prompts.
Personally, I don’t enjoy writing short stories as I feel they don’t leave me enough space to achieve a goal. However, I recently discovered that I do very much enjoy writing an even shorter form of fiction: single scenes. Those single moments within a timeline just overflowing with events – those are where humanity really shines through. So that is my goal with writing these scenes. I want to express those little stand-out moments in a character’s life without using too many words.

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NaNoWriMo: Looking back on the past month

Update2

(aka, how not to do NaNoWriMo)

It’s been a while since I posted here. As you might have guessed, especially if you’ve been reading for more than a year, this means that NaNoWriMo went badly. The amount of time that I had to dedicate purely to writing during November meant that there was simply no time left over for a blog update.

So, to get it out of the way right now, I did win (which simply means that I reached the goal of writing 50,000 words in 30 days), but it was definitely an ungraceful win. (more…)