18 November 2015


1. What are the Elements of Writing?

2. Name a famous poet and one piece of poetry they wrote.

3. In your own words, what is a journal? What types of journals can you write?

4. Define "dialogue."

5. List three types of character motivations.

6. What is the Hero's Journey?

7. What are the elements in a Hero's Journey?

8. List three types of character/literary conflicts?

9. Which one is not a type of sensory in poetry:
A_Gustatory B_Tactile C_Trajectory D_Auditory

10. What is a tercet, an octave, and a cinquain?

11. BONUS: What is your name? What is your quest? What is your favorite color? What is the capital of Assyria? What is the velocity of an unladen swallow? African or European swallow?

31 October 2015

PROMPT---10 Ways to Win Your Heart

When finding Mr. or Miss Right, what will be the 10 ways for them to win your heart?

Is it a love letter? A box of chocolates or a box with a puppy in it? Will he or she serenade you with a love song? Driving by a lake? Fishing? Food?

Tell me in the comments below!

30 October 2015

Flash Fiction (Part 7)

Warning: these Halloween stories are not for the faint of heart. You have been warned!

41. A year ago, I found a lone chair in the middle of the basement room. No matter how many times I put it away,  it always came out again in that same spot.

42. It's been watching me for hours now...sometimes I catch a glimpse of its reflection on the computer screen, but I dare not turn around.

43. They say practicing smiling in front of a mirror makes you feel happier. I wish my reflection would join along.

44. Put back the mirrors. We miss watching you.

45. Neatly laid on my kitchen was a knife, a tattered rag, and a video camera which seemed to be recording. I own none of these items.

46. I always liked this picture of great-grandmother. Wait, why does she seem closer to the camera than before?

47. Dan's time machine was complete, but there was a glitch. Dan's time machine was complete, but there was a glitch. Dan's time machine was complete, but there was a glitch.

48. You start to drift off into a comfortable sleep when you hear your name being whispered. You live alone.

49. Being buried alive was bad enough. Realizing I wasn't alone in my own grave was worse.

50. For sale: baby shoes--never worn.

26 October 2015

Flash Fiction (Part 6)

Warning: these Halloween stories are not for the faint of heart. You have been warned!

31. Ok, mama, I'll go to sleep now and not talk to the man in my closet anymore. He's going to your room now anyways, right, mister?

32. Growing up with cats and dogs, I got used to sounds of scratching at my door as I slept. Now that I live alone, I find it very unsettling.
  33. In all my time that I lived alone, I have closed more doors than I've opened.

34. There's nothing more comforting than a baby's laughter, unless it's 1 AM and you live alone.

35. They say it appears behind you after reading about it, but it can't be true, can it?

36. What's more unsettling than finding a cockroach in your burger? Seeing half a cockroach after the first bite.

37. I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first I thought it was from the window until I heard it again from the mirror.

38. My sister says mommy killed her. Mama says I don't have sister.

39. My parents told me I am too old for an imaginary friend. I have to let him go. They found the body this morning.

40. For years we heard little voices and footsteps of the ghosts of the children in the farmhouse for years and we got used to them. Then one day, all of that went quiet, which should have been our cue to leave.

23 October 2015

PROMPT---A Wonderful Date

Write a perfect date and what would it be? Please keep it clean!

Who will be the date? Taylor Swift? Tom Hiddleston?

Where will it be at? A fancy castle or a park?

What happens next?

Finally, what will be the doorstep scene be like? Or at least the end of the date?

Reminder: keep. it. clean.

21 October 2015

Flash Fiction (Part 5)

Warning: these Halloween stories are not for the faint of heart. You have been warned!

26. As I was sleeping in my room, my dog began growling at my closet. He did that all night until I finally got up and told my parents about it. They called the cops and they found a serial killer hiding in my closet.

27. The lights flickered. I put a pillow over my head so I won't hear the screams this time.

28. I hear my son scream, so I rushed upstairs to comfort him back to sleep. He doesn't believe me when I say everything's ok. Perhaps because he sees the creature that followed me to his room.

29. "The lake is so peaceful," he thought as he rowed his boat on the lake. "So beautiful, the lake is tonight!" he said until he dipped his fingers into the water and something pulled him down to drown.

30. Finally to his car, he drove away from there as fast as he could. When he felt safe enough to breathe, a voice from the backseat said, "Leaving so soon?"

13 October 2015

Flash Fiction (Part 4)

Warning: these Halloween stories are not for the faint of heart. You have been warned!

21. The longer I wore it, the more it grew. She had such pretty skin.

22. I finished my work at last! I came home to find my wife cradling our newborn child. I'm not sure which terrified me more: my dead wife and stillborn child or knowing that someone broke into my house and placed them there.

23. "I can't sleep," she whispers, climbing into bed with me. I woke up cold, clutching the dress she was buried in.

24. You hear a scream down the hall, but you're eyes won't open and you can't move.

25. I suddenly woke up in bed to see a grinning man leaning over me with a look of madness. I glanced at my alarm which read 12:13 AM. The man took out a knife and I screamed, but I thankfully woke up from this nightmare. I sat up in a sweat. I glanced at my clock: 12:12 AM. I heard something rustle in my closet and I knew what would come next.


I know I covered parodies in earlier posts, but let's have some fun with it again! Create a parody of a song using anything from your fandoms!

Here's mine:

Loki (Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry)

I kissed Loki and I liked it!
The feel of cold lips on mine felt so weird!
I kissed Loki just to try it,
I hope Thor and Odin don't mind it.
It felt so cool
It felt so nice
Don't mean I'm in love tonight.
I kissed Loki and I liked it!
I liked it!