Writing Fun!

Welcome to some writing fun! Here you can check out the new writing theme and just write. This is to help others flesh out areas of their stories and give others inspiration in the process. Each month there will be a new theme to write about and I will also be providing my own pieces to the mix. Please be respectful and do not steal others work. They have worked hard and so have you. You wouldn’t want someone to take your hard work. Use it as inspiration for a new idea, comment on their work, tell them how much you loved it! This is a place of encouragement, writing, and fun!

This Month’s Writing Theme: Lucky

March is the month of leprechauns, gold chocolate coins and luck. So this month we will be writing about how you or one of your characters has been lucky. Is it shear dumb luck or defeating something by the skin of their teeth? What event were you lucky at? (Please no gambling references, we want actual events.) Have fun and get lucky!

Lucky

 February’s Writing Theme: A Love Story

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, let’s dive in and write a love story! Write how you met your significant other, or how you dream of meeting them. You could also write a romantic scene with a couple. It could be a romantic date or just one doing something sweet for someone else.  What is your idea of a romantic day with your love? Have fun and make it elaborate! I can’t wait to hear about it!!

Write A Love Story

 

 January’s (2018) Writing Theme: One Power You Wish You Had

Your characters may have powers, so this month’s theme is… If you could have one power, what power would you have and why? Would you want the ability to fly, invisibility, the ability to read minds, or something a bit different like the ability to call shadow or light? Give us your thoughts and tell us one power you wish you had!

Your Desired Power

 

December’s (2017) Writing Theme: Your Character’s Goals!

December is the time of hear we are celebrating with family and friends, but the end is when we are thinking of the next year and the goals/resolutions we want to accomplish during that time. For this months theme, we are going to write about our characters and what their goals are throughout their journey. So, what goals are your character’s trying to accomplish throughout the journey you have created for them?

Writing Your Character's Goals

November’s Writing Theme: Traditions You Love

November is the beginning of the Christmas/Holiday season. Everyone is getting ready for the holidays, trying to stay warm and giving thanks. This month I thought we might write about traditions. What traditions do you have? Have you had to combine traditions when entering into a new relationship? What do you love about your traditions?

Writing Traditions You Love

Here is mine: Every year on Thanksgiving after everyone had eaten their fill, we sit in our living room, put on Christmas music, drink hot chocolate (coca-cola from glass bottles – that’s my husband’s tradition) and put up our tree. Thanksgiving morning (and Christmas morning) I make banana bread and pumpkin bread for breakfast and we have family over. If we know we won’t see them we will exchange gifts then, otherwise we will wait until everyone is together again for Christmas.

Christmas is another story… We have four Christmas celebrations to attend every year due to the combined families. We have one with my parents on Christmas Eve, one with my husband’s family on Christmas day, One with all of my sisters on whichever day we can plan all of us to meet and another for my extended family. Do you have multiple Christmas/Holiday celebrations? How many do you have?

Even though the season seems like a big jumble of activity, we love nearly every bit of it. Seeing our families and the joy of being together warms our hearts. Tell me about your traditions, I would love to hear about them!

October’s Writing Theme: Your Favorite Scary Story

In lue of Halloween, I’ve decided to get into the spirit and see what scary stories you enjoy around this time. I personally don’t favor the frightening and things that go bump in the night, but I’m interested in stories and you never know what will inspire… So for this month’s writing fun: give your favorite scary story. Title and short description!

Writing Your Favorite Scary Story

September’s Writing Theme: Inspiration, What Is/Are Yours?

Really, this month’s theme is… what inspires you? In any aspect of our lives, there are things all around us that inspire us to accomplish our goals and to keep moving forward with our dreams. What is/are yours?

Writing Inspiration

August’s Writing Theme: Interview One of Your Characters!

Give us your characters description. Their likes and dislikes. What do they do in their free time? What do their daily lives look like? Interview one of your characters and share it here for this month’s theme!

Writing an Interview of Your Character

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July’s Writing Theme: Create conflict for you character and what they will try as solutions

In a story that I am revising and editing right now, my main character is told she will loose all memory of her mate and vice versa. Since she is a private investigator they also give her the task of finding a missing child. Her goal to reunite with her mate and find the missing child.

Some things that she tries are performing the bond with her mate. When the bond takes hold she will know she has a mate to find. Searching for clues (since she is given a case file) to the missing child may possibly lead to her unknown mate.

Another conflict: Everyone around her will forget her relationship with her mate so they will be of no help to her. With limited time lift before losing their memories her and her father work to find a way to let her know to find her mate after the bond had taken place. The only thing is branding her own skin with a few words.

Write and Describe Character Conflict

So, what conflicts can you create for you character and what are some of the solutions they try to overcome the conflicts?

June’s Writing Theme: Describe your favorite setting

Is your favorite setting from a book you’ve read or is it a place you’ve visited or would like to visit? What is special about it that caused you to favor it as you do? Is it a place you hope to visit someday or have visited? One of my favorite settings are the ones shown in LOTR. I love rolling hills, prairies, and space to roam. I have yet to visit, but it is definitely on my list! So, what is your favorite setting? Why is it your favorite setting? Go on… Let us know! We may add it to our list of places to visit or use our imagination to envision such a place!

 Describe your favorite setting and why!

May’s Writing Theme: What characteristics of your life/you have you included into one of your stories?

What habits, likes, dislikes, personality traits, etc have you strategically placed in one of your novels, short stories, etc? Me, personally, I have created a character with red hair, who loves hot chocolate (or dark chocolate in general) and has some of my habits such as stretching my fingers and the ability to move my ears and my nose. How about you? What characteristics do your characters share with you?

Writing About Shared Characteristics

April’s Writing Theme: Funny Scene

In conjunction with April Fools Day, I have decided to make this month’s theme pertain to a scene from a book, movie or life that you felt was the funniest you ever read or witnessed. Get ready for some laughs!

Hahaha, That was so funny!

March’s Writing Theme: Letter From You to Your Readers

This month’s topic is: Write a letter to a specific reader or all your readers in general. What would you include in that letter. Would you say a personal ‘Thank You’, include your other products/books, ask for suggestions, or just praise them for being an awesome reader?

Writing a Special Note

February’s Writing Theme: Best free ways to say ‘Thanks’.

As a writer, I look for ways to say “Thank You” to all my readers. Comment below to give ways you say thank you to your readers. I will post things that I come up with, feel free to share with others. Let’s build an arsenal of Thank You’s to show we appreciate our readers!

Writing to say Thank You

If you are a reader: what things would you like to see as a ‘Thank you’? Please be sensible and don’t go overboard with ideas. Thank you. 🙂 Have Fun!

January’s Writing Theme: Character description.

Choose a character or use the picture below for inspiration and write about them. Their description, hobbies, jobs, likes, dislikes, family, friends, favorites, habits, backstory, and whatever else comes to your mind. Use this as a way to flesh out your current character, new character or one that you have been thinking about for some time. Let the words flow!

Writing Prompt with Picture

Picture done by Mystic Moon Media, LLC artist Cherie Gerhardt who does amazing work! Visit her at www.mysticmoonmedia.com 

Let your fingers fly and tell what you would include!

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3 thoughts on “Writing Fun!

  1. Character Description

    Aphelia watched her sister through half closed lids. She knew her sister had been rising early to help her with her chores since she twisted her ankle three days ago. After, she would leave for most of the morning to train and hunt, providing for not only the two of them, but all of the folks that lived in their small village who were to old to hunt for themselves.
    Laying there, Aphelia thought of her sister. She envied her strength and determination often opting to complain and whine about her troubles while Talianna forged ahead with her duties without a word.
    The early morning light filtering through the only window caught the doe colored highlights in her sister’s long hair. She turned to take one last glance at her sleeping sister before leaving. Aphelia could barely make out the earthy tone of her sister’s eyes. She had never noticed the lines on her face before. Lines put there by all the pressure on her shoulders. The usual smile hiding the uncertainty of tomorrow, of what will become of them without their parents.
    Just as Talianna was about to leave, Aphelia jumped out of bed, limping to her sister’s side and hugged her tight. “I am so sorry.”
    “Aphelia, what on earth?” She grasped her sister in a hug not even realizing she was shifting to relieve the pressure on her sister’s hurt ankle.
    “You do so much and all I ever do is complain. I’m sorry.”
    “Aphelia,” crouching down to look her sister in the eyes, “everyone is allowed to complain once in a while. Even me, I just complain to the trees. They listen better.” She winked at her sister as she scooped her up and headed back to her little bed. “Get some more rest and we will do something fun when I get home. Ok? Maybe we can go visit Magnus.”
    “Really, you think he will be up for see us?”
    “He’s a bear and a very good friend. I think he would love to see you!”
    Her sister was often to tired to do much after returning home, her even mentioning that she would do something else after all her work created resolve in Aphelia’s bones to be more like her sister starting right now!

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