If you’re feeling the Summer Solstice heat on our longest day of the year, find a shady spot under a tree by a cool brook (or an ice cold Starbucks), pick up your pen and notebook and consider these starter lines:
1. In the summer when I was a kid…
2. My favorite ways to stay cool…
3. The best book I ever read …
I’d love to read what you get in 30 minutes or so of letting words fly.
Around the 21st of June in the northern hemisphere the summer solstice occurs, when the sun reaches its highest point of the year at the Tropic of Cancer, giving us our longest day. One more week of spring, but feels like the heat is on.
What can you get in 30 minutes […]
1. Space travel
2. The temperatures of friendship
4. Outdoor grills
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Gorilla Girl caught up with popular author Catherine McGreevy in this romantic month of June, when many brides are hoping to live happily ever after with “the one.” Love, though, is always in season, particularly inside the covers of Catherine’s five historical suspense novels.
Gorilla Girl: What attracted you […]
The fifth month is about over already!!!! Time is speeding up as always, the year nearly half over so soon. Flex your fingers and see what you get from one of these prompts, or combine them as some of our Trinity Writers do.
1. alarm clock
If you feel like […]
A former sheriff and self-described kitchen table issues candidate won the real Texas May 22, 2018, runoff election! Lupe Valdez will face the incumbant in November–that should be just as exciting as the fictional election in POLITICAL DIRTY TRICK–though not as deadly, we hope.
Three related writing prompts for Thursday, May 24, […]
Tuesday, May 22, 2018, is the runoff election day in Texas, in which two people are competing to be the Democratic candidate to oppose the current Republican incumbent, running for re-election in the general election in November.
In this season of primary elections across America, Gorilla Girl interviewed James R. Callan, whose third book […]
If your life were fiction, would it be a series or a standalone novel?
When the favorites lose . . .
Let it rip for 30 minutes… see what […]
First draft of today’s poem:
First thing in the morning
Enter passcode to
update later tonight
the forced choice from my iPhone
stands at the top of the screen
blocking me until I decide
why this madness to update
all the time? what’s wrong
with letting it be?
Fingers itching to write? Need an entry line?
1. When my parents met . . .
2. Summertime, when the living is . . .
3. I used to … , but now I . . .
Take a half hour and let it rip. See what you get.
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