Tuesday, August 21, 2018

ETHRICK BROWN'S NOVELS

imagination is sparked by an Ethrick Brown Novel. Book with images exploding from it

Read Scottish thrillers with great plots and laugh out loud humour

Writing Prompt

I Couldn't Tell

pinnochio

It was our new creative writers first visit to our Dunbar group and in response to my attempt at Catherine's prompt my work should carry the disclaimer "This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously."

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Battle of Dunbar

Dunbar

The battle of Dunbar was recreated in the town this week so it was an obvious choice for a writing prompt. What an excuse for some fighting talk.

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Still Water

water

This weeks prompt inspired other writers to tell morbid tales about murders and drownings. I opted for something else but it will probably still leave a bad taste in your mouth.

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Passport

Censor

A wise man once said never argue about football, politics or religion. Fine words for people who want a quiet life but I'm a graduate social science and psychology student so I just can't help myself. The prompt this week was "passport" and I had a few questions about freedom so I thought I'd go with them and see where they went. Not surprisingly my quandary gained some sympathy from fellow writers but I suppose it's all down to the readers in the end or is it?

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Selfie stick

selfie stick

Some good work was produced by the double prompt challenge which was put forward on this occassion. 'I turned around and there was a baby in my trolley' was augmented by an alternative sugestion '101 things to do with a selfie stick'. There were some very interesting ideas put forward about the selfie stick and I decided I just couldn't do things by half so I met it full on and came up with this.

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