On Writing, Thoughts

Word Wednesday

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This Wednesday’s word is: Tranquil (adjective): free from disturbance. 

The challenge? Use this in some form of your writing this week. Whether it’s a poem, short story, a chapter, or an article, slip this word in, and then send your piece to me. I’d love to read what you come up with! 

On Writing

Why I’m halting my NaNoWriMo novel already

It’s November 3, and I’m already stopping my NaNoWriMo expedition for this year. Not to worry, fellow writers, I’m not abandoning my project—just reevaluating.

This year, I tried to be something I’m not: a pantster. For those of you who don’t know, a “pantster” is someone who writes their novel without planning before hand. They fly by the seat of their pants, if you will.

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On Writing

Writing Prompt – Series: Halloween Nights #12

Yes, my first writing prompt ever is a Halloween one. What can I say? I love this holiday.
Yes, my first writing prompt ever is a Halloween one. What can I say? I love this holiday.

 

Write a story using this scene.  It doesn’t have to be as it’s depicted above, but it has to be in the story somehow.

Main characters: 2 female. 1 male.

When you’re done, send the story to me (hgordon182@gmail.com) and it might just end up on the short story section of Sitting in Spilt Ink! (With full credit to you and a link to your blog of course!)

-HRG