Thursday, September 19, 2019


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

The prompt


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This is an optional exercise which encourages you to create a piece of work loosely based on the prompt. There are no rules except don’t make it too long. It can be poetry or prose. I enjoy writing these pieces and whilst they are in no way connected with my books, the style is often similar.

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Mount Everest


This week the prompt was Mount Everest. Seems like its a very busy place at the moment and everyone is worried about getting to the top. Why does everyone want to get to the top anyway? 

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A Ghost Story


A story about ghosts. This could be a true story. The part played by the young cop is true. As for the rest of it who knows, but I do like a happy ending.

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Cinquains and Villanelles


We had a couple of weeks of Poetry madness. Not really my scene but I must admit we had a bit of fun. We had to work on very structured poems with set line counts and rhyming or repeating patterns. A Cinquain and a Villanelle I hadn't paid my subs yet and I always have a pop at the poets whenever I get the chance so............

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