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Writing Prompt: Character Reaction

Writing Prompt: Exercise of Character Not all writing prompts can be formulaic. As a writer, I am a creative person, and it is because I was using a formula for writing prompts simply to help make production faster that I got burnt out, and…

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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…

Weekend Writing Prompt: Wrong Ritual

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: The Price Too Much

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: The Test

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: Problematic Goal

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: 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…

Writing Prompt: The Game

Gotcha!* You just lost the game! Note: Total trolling start to the post. For those of you who don’t know, The Game is a game in which the objective of it is to not think about The Game. When you do, you lose. This…

Writing Prompt: The Run-Away Pt 2

~ Tarot Writing Prompt: The Run-Away Part 2 ~ This is the second part of the mini series writing prompt. This weekend, each prompt will build on the previous days’ prompts in order to help develop a fuller story. Today’s prompt will still be…

Tarot Writing Prompt: The Run-Away Pt 1

Tarot Writing Prompt: The Run-Away I thought this week we could look at the weekend writing prompts a little differently. While I’m still going to do the 2-Card Writing Prompt, that each prompt this weekend would build off the last. Thus, whatever you come…

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…

Writing Prompt: The Haunted

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: The Magician Competition

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: Hand-Me-Down Secret

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…

Day 30 of the 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge

Today is the final day of the 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge, and we focus on the ending of the story, and making sure it makes sense. Happy Writing!

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.

Day 14 of 30-Day Tarot Challenge: Act II

Act II begins after the inciting incident, and about the time that they approach the crossing of the threshold, that is, crossing into their new world. The new world doesn’t literally have to be a new magical world, but that which takes them out of their daily usuals.

Day 13 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Theme

30 Day Tarot Writing Challenge

Day 10 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Developing Your Antagonist

I personally find that the ones I like the best have logic and reason behind them. They’re not evil for the sake of it, they’re not baddies because it’s just who they are. No, there is something sensible behind their crazy, or something that you can’t argue against other than it is just wrong. They’re the ones that make you question ethics, or at least, make you feel some level of empathy for them because of their motivation.

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