Weekly Writing Prompt #112

the secret keeper

Weekly Writing Challenge
Poetry and/or Flash Fiction
October 23rd 2017 | #112

DOOR Template Instructions=====================

(5) Words: | REACH | DEEP | SQUARE | FULL| PLAY |

*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.🎈 🎭 ✨

=====================
Poetry Suggestions
=====================

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 – 4…

View original post 115 more words

Writing Links 10/23/17

Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author

pumpkin-988231__340

Writing Links…10/23/17

Traci Kenworth

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/10/so-your-character-is-hard-of-hearing.html Some things to consider.
  2. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/10/19/cookbook-intro-wonderland/A Literary Afternoon Tea.
  3. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/10/19/ravens-dawn-part-19-horror-thriller-halloween/ A victim.
  4. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/10/19/fairies-myths-magic-spooktacular-author-spotlight-guest-post-the-dawn-fangs-by-charles-e-yallowitz/ A different breed of vampire.
  5. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/10/writing-lessons-from-music-videos.html How a music video relates a story.
  6. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/10/21/epanalepsis-poetry-new-form/ What do you think?

MG/YA:

  1. http://pitchwars.org/pitch-wars-team-interviews-erin-cotter-with-mentor-carlie-sorosiak-dana-edwards-dan-lollis-and-mentor-shanna-rogers-deborah-falaye-and-mentors-claribel-ortega-and-kat-cho/#more-38001 Pitch War mentees and mentors.
  2. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/10/nikki-katz-author-of-midnight-dance-on.html On writing the story within you in the midst of writing another.
  3. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/10/heart-middle-grade-adventure/ Unexpected adventure is at the heart of middle-grade.
  4. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/10/carrie-jones-author-of-enhanced-on.html On being a hero.
  5. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/10/interview-giveaway-janet-sumner-johnson/ Two best friends try to save one’s house from foreclosure.
  6. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/10/publisher-closes-door/ Some turns in the publishing path.

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/10/happy-october.html New releases.
  2. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/10/20/making-minor-characters-fresh-writing-advice-by-chris-eboch/ Don’t write stereotypical minor characters.
  3. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/are-you-a-method-writer/ Do you have to connect to your characters before you write them?
  4. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/where-are-they-now-class-of-2014/ The dreamweavers Golden Heart Finalists.
  5. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/10/18/writing-emotionally-charged-books-and-scenes-by-heatherly-bell/ Using emotions to connect your readers.
  6. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/10/the-songs-of-falling-for-you.html Every author has their own way of getting into a story.

Christian:

  1. http://novelrocket.com/2017/10/street-team-part-2.html/ More tips on street teams.
  2. http://novelrocket.com/2017/10/you-can-promote-your-book-anywhere.html/ Small towns can…

View original post 602 more words

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #172 Wrong&Touch

ronovanwrites

Remember to come back and visit the comments section during the week for your fellow poets entries!

Haiku Poetry Prompt Writing Challenge Useful Links.
Thesaurus: Wrong, Touch.
HowManySyllables.com
Thesaurus.com

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Image 2016

The Guidelines are simple.

  1. Take the two words and write a Haiku. I use Haiku in Englishas my style, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third, but you can use what you like. The link above has links within it to articles about how to write Haibun, Tanka, and even a new form I created called Freku. You can also do the 3/5/3 form if you likeinstead of the 5/7/5 that I usually use. Write, share, and have fun. For syllable help visit HowManySyllables.com. (You would be surprised at how many syllables some words actually have.)
  2. The two words can be used as you…

View original post 392 more words