Saturday, January 19, 2019


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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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Feed The Bears

feed the bears

This was written in response to a piece by Colin Wills about a Japanese beauty spot which made reference to feeding yourself to the bears as a possible method for suicide. I believe Colin liked my response. He also commented that Political poetry is not that popular these days. I'm not sure why unless he's just telling stories.

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The prompt this week was "She heard footsteps".  I was bouyed up regarding some positive discusion about my anti-hero character from a couple of weeks ago so I thought I'd try a bit more work on him.

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A Mountain to Climb


Following last weeks reading about the hiding place I think a few of the members might still be in shock and recovering from the macabre reading so I thought I better tober things down a bit. I think they prefer more sedate poetry and our creative writer introduced us to some 50 word fiction. The Prompt this week was "A mountain to climb" or  "Losing your bearings"

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