Wednesday, December 08, 2021


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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Extinction Rebellion


This weeks prompt was concrete. The whole world's covered in the stuff. It's ruining the planet. We should be ashamed of ourselves as we plummet towards extiction.  Right everyone get on board and let's save the planet. It's simple let's reduce our carbon Footprints.

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Strange and sinister events

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This weeks prompt was strange and sinister events. I'm currently working on a crime novel and wondered about trying to introduce a little bit of smoke and mirrors but then again there is nothing more sinister than politics. How would that look in  a crime story.

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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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