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Tag: Tarot for creative writing

Weekend Writing Prompt: What Wands?

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

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Writing Prompt: From Within & Without

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Weekend Writing Prompt : Pass It On

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: Protagonist & Antagonist Reading

I thought I’d do something a little different today, since we’ve had so many simple 2-Card spreads for writing prompts. Today I thought I’d give you the outline for a Protagonist and an Antagonist, and looking at how they interact with each other in…

Day 18 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Antagonist’s 2nd Display of Power

But now comes the second display of power, and this happens after the turn. And instead of intimidating your MC and scaring them off, this display of power spurs them on. After this, your MC knows more than ever that they must overcome this antagonist come Hell or High Water (whatever that phrase is), or die trying.

Day 17 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Data Dump

It’s up to you to decide when you give the reader this information, but I would advise against introducing Bob who’s family life was rocky, but it spurred him to the cold career of a prison guard, which kept him from seeking any permanent romance in his life—as soon as Bob walks into the room for the first time. These details can be drawn out and dotted throughout the story.

Writing Prompt: The Distracted

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2.

Writing Prompt: She’s Leaving Home

Note:  I am so sorry–due to some techinical issues on my end involving pictures, I’m having to use pictures already uploaded onto my WordPress account. As a result, the cards are likely to be mismatched. This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today,…

Day 11 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Sidekick Development

The Sidekick is the one who helps your main character along, helps to keep them going when no one else can. They are essential to helping the MC complete the goal of the plot.

Day 3 of the 30 Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Creating a Dynamic Cast

We are also reflected in the people we interact with and how we interact with them. Our own personal character can be observed externally if one pays close enough attention. It’s like that saying of you know the truth of a person by how they treat their servers.

Day 0 of 30 Day Tarot Writing Challenge

I just don’t think it’s fair to start Camp NaNoWriMo without some direction of where you’re going. So I thought that today we would somewhat set the stage for our Fool. This is just giving the story a little bit of a guideline so you have a vague idea as to where this is going.

Short Story Writing Prompt Spread

So challenge yourself to write out these prompts, even if you’re not feeling them. It doesn’t matter if the only thing it’s worthy for is theb in. Write it anyway and then figure out what about it didn’t go well, and learn from it. That is the point of writing exercises. 

Tarot Writing Prompt: I Get Knocked Down

Knights are also the court-member of fire, and thus, equally have the passion and drive. The Knight of Rods, or Wands, already eager and energetic, is more driven by energy.

Tarot for Writers – Character Development Spread

This is just a quick post for all you writers our there struggling with your character development. I found this fantastic post by Amanda Patterson on Tumbler who shares a layout to get to know your hero. This is the layout she supplies, so I…

Story Concept Tarot Spread for Writing Prompts

This is a spread specifically designed for those of you who have a concept in mind, but no plot. Or, if you have a character in mind but nothing to do with them, this spread is for you.

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