Excuses, Excuses . . .

Yes, I know I said I was going to do a post on Tuesday about my scribes meeting and include a prompt. I didn't forget, I just put it off.

To be honest, I haven't been feeling all that great this week. I think I'm pretty much over whatever it was, but I haven't done a lot other than school stuff and napping.

Also (while we're still being honest), I didn't get a piece done for the prompt. How sad it that? 150 words and I was completely uninspired to write anything. That's just how it goes sometimes I guess.

For anyone who'd like to give the prompt a try, it was:

You’re just starting your early morning shift on the reception desk at the hospital when you look up and see a man coming toward you with…

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For a while now I've been toying with the idea of picking a day of the week, posting a picture for inspiration, and setting a time limit for people to write whatever springs to mind in regards to the picture - poem, anecdote, memory, flash piece . . . whatever.

However, I'm still trying to decide what day I'm going to do this on. So in the meantime, Ralfast has extended the challenge of a 1K Word Blogfest:

Take a picture and post it on your blog. Below the picture write a short story, 1,000 words or less (hence the 1k) about the picture. Doesn’t have to be fiction, but it does have to be related somehow to the picture posted. Please post the address of the participating blog in your comments, so that I may link to it and spread the word by posting and linking to the BlogFest. The BlogFest is scheduled for February 22, 2010.

I'm in. How about you?


Jamie D. said...

Hmm...that's an intriguing blogfest idea. I'll see if I can come up with something to post.

Your weekly prompt sounds like fun too... ;-)

C R Ward said...

It'll be interesting to see the pictures people come up with for the blogfest, as well as what they write about.

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