Roseate Spoonbill Balancing Act

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This Spoonbill wanted to get a little lower on the tree. There also wasn’t room for error. Other birds were getting a little angry at each, and losing your place here could be a problem.

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He very carefully inched down to the next branch. Very slowly too.

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Weekly Writing Prompt #110

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Weekly Writing Challenge
Poetry and/or Flash Fiction
October 9th 2017 | #110

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(5) Words: | RENT | WHY | ALERT | TRAGEDY | UPSET |

*A brilliant idea has been brought to my attention regarding the (5) word prompt. Please feel free to substitute any of the words with a synonym.🎈 🎭 ✨

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Poetry Suggestions
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Haiku (5 – 7 – 5)
Tanka (5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7)
Shadorma (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)
6 lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
Villanelle (19 line poem[no word limit]–2 repeating rhymes & 2 refrains)… Excellent example is Dylan Thomas’s “Do not go gentle into that good night”
Nonet (9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1) progression downward of syllables
Cinquain (2 –…

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Writing Links…10/9/17

Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author

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Writing Links…10/9/17

Traci Kenworth

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/10/dragoncon-anime-weekend-atlanta-2017.html Two cons.

MG/YA:

  1. https://www.janefriedman.com/writing-ya/ Kids want to see themselves in fiction. The real stuff.
  2. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/10/start-creative-writing-club-kids/ Want to start a writing club for kids?
  3. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/10/gwen-c-katz-author-of-among-red-stars.html On writing historical fiction.

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/10/06/how-to-add-depth-to-your-protagonist-by-angela-ackerman/ Tools to help you add depth to your characters.

Christian:

  1. http://novelrocket.com/2017/10/the-difference-a-word-makes.html/
  2. https://stevelaube.com/when-does-book-become-public-domain/ Copyright before 1923, public domain.
  3. https://stevelaube.com/dont-write-know/ Write what you want to know.
  4. http://novelrocket.com/2017/10/that-time-when-i-killed.html/ Writing with your own method. Whether that’s plotted or pantster, do it your way.
  5. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/take-close-look-first-chapter/ Your first chapter is crucial.

Historical:

Scary:

  1. http://annieneugebauer.com/2017/10/03/books-brew-boo/ Publications and giveaways.
  2. https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/preparing-for-nanowrimo/ Q & A session.
  3. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-6-october-2017/ Women in horror film festival.
  4. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tod-a19-orrin-grey-whos-afraid-of-the-painted-monster/ Secrets of the origins of his latest collection.

Mystery/Thriller/Suspense:

  1. http://annerallen.com/2017/10/author-pen-names-digital-age/ I agree you should use one name across genres. I use a pen name. It seemed the safest bet with my past and truthfully, I don’t want my ex’s last name to get the credit. I couldn’t change my last…

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