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Thursday 23 Mar 2023: A glorious day

I woke up to a glorious day yesterday. The sun was shining, the sky was blue, next door had washing blowing on the line, and Rufus wanted to just sit…

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Wednesday 1 Mar 2023: Hello March + Writing prompts

We had a bit of a struggle getting to the show on Monday night. We’d timed it really well and knew that if we left the house at 5:30pm, we’d…

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Wednesday 15 Feb 2023: Unexpected day off + Writing prompts

I seem to have inadvertently taken a day off yesterday. I worked late Monday night to submit Part 3 of the ghostwriting job and finished at 2:30am Tuesday morning. That,…

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Wednesday 8 Feb 2023: Almost clear + Writing prompts

I caught up on some date work over the weekend and now I’ve had time to let some of the ideas percolate, I came back to it yesterday morning and…

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Wednesday 25 Jan 2023: Date work + Writing prompts

The Scrivener/Save the Cat webinar wasn’t quite what I was expecting, but it was a free seminar and there was still some useful stuff in there. I just would have…

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Writing Prompts: 1 June 2022

I try to work roughly 4 months ahead because the majority of my writing markets are quick to take work from me and publish it. Many markets, however, already have…

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Writing Prompts: 30 March 2022

Wednesday Writing Prompts are back, but renamed simply Writing Prompts. This is so I don’t feel obliged to do one every week, especially when I’m snowed under doing other, paying…

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Writing Prompts: 23 March 2022

Wednesday Writing Prompts are back, but renamed simply Writing Prompts. This is so I don’t feel obliged to do one every week, especially when I’m snowed under doing other, paying…

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Writing Prompts: 16 March 2022

Wednesday Writing Prompts are back, but renamed simply Writing Prompts. This is so I don’t feel obliged to do one every week, especially when I’m snowed under doing other, paying…

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Writers’ ideas: where to find them

Wednesdays will be regular weekly writing prompts again soon, but as I haven’t had chance yet to search any dates, here’s a connected post I made earlier… Ideas are all…

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Wednesday writing prompts

(Image by JohnNico from Pixabay) I’m away this week, but here’s one I prepared earlier. Short and sweet once again, but here are this week’s writing prompts. The Swallow Sidecar Company One hundred…

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Wednesday writing prompts

I missed another week, so here is another list of dates, this time for the second half of the month, for you to research and brainstorm for yourselves. Choose a…

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Wednesday writing prompts

8 August is International Cat Day (Image by Pexels from Pixabay) I missed last week, so here is a list of dates for the first half of the month for…

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Wednesday writing prompts

007 meets Queen Elizabeth II Ten years ago next year, on 27 July 2012, secret agent James Bond escorted Queen Elizabeth II to the opening ceremony of the London Olympics….

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Wednesday writing prompts

Image by Lee Sommers from Pixabay Commercial whaling ban Forty years ago next year, on 23 July 1982, the International Whaling Commission voted for a total ban on commercial whaling…

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Wednesday writing prompts

Image by Barbara Dougherty from Pixabay I’m a bit flat out this week, so I only have the prompts for you with just a few suggestions. 1st expedition to the…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by MasterTux from Pixabay Each of this week’s writing ideas is linked to another one, so here, for a change, are three pairs. Roswell incident + Roswell broadcast Seventy-five…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay Up, up and away Here are two ideas that sort of come under the same umbrella. Forty years ago next year, on 2 July…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by lucatelles from Pixabay The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau Twenty-five years ago next year, on 25 June 1997, marine conservationist and legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau died at the…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Terri Stalons from Pixabay The Falklands Conflict Forty years ago next year, on 14 June 1982, The Falklands War ended. I’m old enough to remember when the Falklands…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Flybynight from Pixabay Choose one of the topics, and then brainstorm. Fiction and non-fiction, topical but no evergreens this time. Judy Garland One hundred years ago next year,…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts (on Thursday)

Image by waldiwkl from Pixabay I’m a day late this week but, hey, better late than never. Choose one of the topics, and then brainstorm. Fiction and non-fiction; topical and…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Nicole Pankalla from Pixabay I skipped a week last week, so here’s a bumper crop for this week. With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Alexander Lesnitsky from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by falco from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things by…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Dave Francis from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things…

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Wednesday writing prompts

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things…

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Wednesday writing prompts + October throwaways

Image by Peter H from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things…

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Wednesday writing prompts + September throwaways

Image by silviarita from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you have the gist of things by…

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Wednesday writing prompts

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Oh, look! Another image by Gerd Altmann … he’s going to start charging me soon! With the new regime, I don’t have a lot…

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Wednesday writing prompts

Image by Please Don’t sell My Artwork AS IS from Pixabay With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to go into detail, but I think you…

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Wednesday writing prompts

Phoenix, Arizona. Image by samuriah from Pixabay This week we have one story idea for next year and two evergreens. With the new regime, I don’t have a lot of time to…