Today's Story Start was inspired by a comment I heard when shopping the other day. "We're all replaceable," shelf-stacker one said to shelf-stacker two. "You've got to make yourself stand out to get anywhere."
When Sam went to sleep after another stressful day of work, the last thing he imagined was that he'd witness a murder, let alone find out that he was the only one who knew that the killer wasn't human...
What would happen if two of your most feisty characters met at a bar? What if they were an Assassin and a Drug Dealer?
Well, today this writing prompt caught my eye. It made me think of stories I’d read as a child and the logic that ran through them. It spoke to me on a deep level and so, without further adieu, I present to you: The Early Birthday.
Without further adieu, I give to you: The Anti-Reaper Squad! (Scythes not included.) A short Story Start by Sophie.
OK, so...it turned out that the guild mates really loved the last fic I wrote for them, and kinda wanted more...
Today's challenge came from my World of Warcraft Classic guild leader, who, after discovering that I'm a writer, set me the challenge of writing about our guild through the lens of our character's fighting through Blackwing Lair!
Today's Story Start came from a conversation that I had with my partner about the future of the internet and what life will become if social media has it's way with us...
Today’s prompt goes a little something like this: A - Why did you put fireworks next to the bomb? B - I wanted it to be pretty A - It was supposed to be subtle
What would happen if Sleeping Beauty were a man? Well, lets find out, shall we?
I've been using the downtime so far to mainly concentrate on my 'fun' writing, but the time is right to start a new project.
Today's prompt came from my other half mixing up 'Jail House Rock' and 'Behind Blue Eyes'. I thought it was wonderfully funny, so I used it as my inspiration.
“Even when the world around you is crazy, you will always be able to find a sanctuary within your writing.” It was a quote - or rather paraphrase of one - that caused me to wonder: When, in my life, will I ever find that?
Today's prompt came from a guild mate of mine. He said, "You find a resurrection scroll, what do you do?" Let's find out, shall we?
Around me, the world is changing. People are dying...I saw a bloody purple hearse going down the road...and yet...life, for me, hasn't changed much.
Writing blind has produced an interesting result and I'm very pleased with how the characters have developed. The story is slowly emerging...
We’ve just been brought a present. It’s not wrapped in paper. It doesn’t even have a bow and, thankfully, it isn’t still squeaking.
Today's Prompt came in the form of a question: Why am I here? Lets see where this goes...
Batten down the hatches, For the worst is yet to come.
This weeks writing prompt was provided by the wonderful, Danchou. It caught my attention the moment I read it and the eventual outcome went a TOTALLY different way to what we'd both predicted. Which was fun.
Three lessons from introverts that will help you through isolation and keep you sane whilst you're alone.
Monday has rolled around again and I've found myself gravitating towards writing down another start for a possible story. I think I'm going to keep going with this. So, without further adieu, here is Coffee with a Little Sugar...
We are living in interesting times, people. Interesting indeed. For those of us who make it through this, and I do hope that I am one of them, then we shall, at least, have some good stories to tell.
A Q&A with author, Sophie J Clark about her new book, Blindsided and how she finds her inspiration.
With seven days to go to the publication of Blindsided, I thought I'd share with you how I keep track of the ideas that are too good to put down.