Month: September 2017

  • News, Post Changes, & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News Did you catch the prompt-inspired poems and story last week? If not, you can check them out here: Prompted Poetry: Tea?  Prompted Prose: Phone Bump Scroll down for this week’s writing prompts… Topic of the Week: Writing Practice & Post Changes Are you enjoying the writing and poetry prompts we’ve been posting weekly this…

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  • Weekly Prompt Prose: Phone Bump

    Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: Someone is reading a book on their phone while walking on a city street. They bump into someone who is less than sympathetic…at least at first. How does the meeting end? Phone Bump by Jamie DeBree Abby glanced up briefly, her true attention still on the small screen in her…

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  • Weekly Prompt Poems: Tea?

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write a poem about having a cup of tea with someone you…don’t exactly like. Apologies for the late post this week! I think you’ll enjoy these two poems just as much on a Sunday, though. 😉  A Cup of Tea by Carol R. Ward Have a cup of tea, my dear…

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  • News, Time to Read, & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News Carol took the challenge to write a poem about the weather last week – and she did an excellent job too, methinks! Have you read it? Go check it out!  Prompted Poetry: I Am Canadian Want to join us next week? Scroll down, grab a prompt and write a story or poem to submit!…

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  • Weekly Prompt Poems: I Am Canadian

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write a poem about the weather…include at least three different types of weather patterns.  I Am Canadian by Carol R. Ward I awake to the fog coating the world like a blanket of white that’s just been unfurled. The tops of the hills rise above the white mist like islands alone…

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  • News, Weather, & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News That riddle prompt was hard, wasn’t it? I’m going to take the fact that no one (including me) could get a riddle-type poem together in time. Perhaps next time, eh? We did manage to write two stories for the prose prompt though, and pretty good ones too, methinks. Check them out at the…

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  • Weekly Prompt Stories: A Scrap, a Shirt, & a Shirtless Man

    Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: Let’s solve a mystery. While walking down the street, your character finds: a scrap of fabric stuck in a rose bush, a torn shirt in the gutter ten yards away, and a shirtless man lying on a lawn several houses down the block. What happened? They Never Listen by Carol…

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  • News, Multi-Media Books, & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News It was a busy week for our writing prompts last week! Two poems, and two flash fiction stories were posted this past weekend. If you missed them, check them out at the links below! Prompted Poetry: Dream Desk & Waning of the Green Prompted Prose: The Fortune & All in the Cards Want to join…

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  • Weekly Prompt Stories: The Fortune & All in the Cards

    Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: A character went to get his/her fortune read six years ago. Today, that fortune is coming true in the most unexpected way. Tell us about it… The Fortune by Jamie DeBree In six years exactly, love will find you. Mandy looked out at the sunrise reflected in the still lake…

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  • Weekly Prompt Poems: Dream Desk & Waning of the Green

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write a poem about something (anything) that is quickly going bad. Dream Desk by Carol R. Ward For oh, so long, I’ve had a dream Since I first began to write – it’s of the perfect writing desk – I dreamed of it last night. It’s not too big and not…

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