The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

Photo Prompt

An indigo sky, full of stars, and illuminated by the moon. Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. What does this image conjure up for you? How … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. Think about this location, who lives here, and what happens here. Does the story or poem focus on the characters … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Five Minute Poetry

Write a poem in any form you like, giving advice to someone about a particular subject. Choose something broad like love, grief, happiness etc Many famous poets wrote about their … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

“I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing┬áthe best work I can in whatever medium.” – Jeanette Winterson

June 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Soundtrack – Music Prompt

The second in this new series of prompts, “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” by Radiohead. Listen to this song and see if you can hear a story in it, or create … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Photo Prompt

Two people are all alone out on a boat together. Use this photo as a prompt to get your writing going. Imagine what kind of story could take place here; … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

“A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment
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