The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

Photo Prompt

Flower vendor, Zagreb, Croatia, 1989. (Photo by Steve McCurry) Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. Questions to help you get started: What is this character’s life like? … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.” – Edgar Allan Poe

December 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

A man walks through a snow-covered park. Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. Use the season of winter for your theme or just this scene to create … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Follow me, reader! Who told you that there is no true, faithful, eternal love in this world! May the liar’s vile tongue be cut out! Follow me, my reader, and … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Five Minute Poetry

Write a poem about what you would do if someone told you not to talk to them ever again. (This prompt was taken from Happy Writing!

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

“If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Word Prompt: Colour

Colour is important in creativity and it can often be hard to describe colour in an original way when writing. I found this great list of obscure colour words on … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

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