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Tag: Using Tarot for Creative Writing

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…

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Weekend Writing Prompt: Divine Debate

Jump to the Card Meanings or the Writing Prompt 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…

Day 12 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: The Turn

or the most part, the first part of Act II is your MC responding to the Inciting Incident. It’s them getting their footing and trying to navigate the new world or reality they’re in. However, at some point they have to take control of the reigns and work toward the problem, rather than simply responding to it.

Day 8 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Trials–Yes-But-No-And–

When your character goes through the threshold, or even when they approach the threshold, they’re going to be tested. There are some who are the gate-keepers, so to speak, of the threshold, and then there are just general trials.

Tarot Writing Prompt: Drill Gone Wrong

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…

Tarot Writing Prompt: Protagonist vs. Antagonist Spread

This is an opportunity do really bring depth to your protagonist and your antagonist. If they are completely at odds with one another, then their goals should be at odds. If they’re similar, then it gives the opportunity for conflict within their opposition of each other. Meta conflict, if you will.

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…

Media Review: Mapping the Hero’s Journey with Tarot by Arwen Lynch (e-book)

As I read through this, I put together a completely organic story based on the methods provided in this book. I didn’t have a character, I didn’t have a plot. I just laid the cards out and created an outline to something that I’m excited to start writing.

Tarot Writing Prompt: Stuck in an Elevator

The Response was the Reversed Queen of Swords, and what’s influencing her was the Knight of Coins Reversed.

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