Image Prompt 031 – Ireland’s Atlantic Coast & Boone, NC

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It’s the Second Friday of the Month, so today is an Image Prompt day.

I’ve included two images to work from.  Pick one (or both if you’re feeling ambitious) and write something inspired by the image.  You can use something in the image, the feeling it invokes, or whatever the image makes you think of.

If you write a piece and end up posting it somewhere online, please link back to it here on a comment so we can all enjoy it too.

I’ll be posting my own piece next week.

2017-08-11 Image Prompt-031-2 - Stadium Drive in Boone NC October 027

2017-08-11 Image Prompt031-1 - Atlantic Ocean Shamrocker Tour05-04-23 033

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Image Prompt 026 – Cliffs of Moher & Omaha Zoo Butterfly Sculpture

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It’s the Second Friday of the Month, so today is an Image Prompt day.

I’ve included two images to work from.  Pick one (or both if you’re feeling ambitious) and write something inspired by the image.  You can use something in the image, the feeling it invokes, or whatever the image makes you think of.

If you write a piece and end up posting it somewhere online, please link back to it here on a comment so we can all enjoy it too.

I’ll be posting my own piece next week.

2017-03-10 Image Prompt-026-1 - Shamrocker Tour05-04-22 023 Cliffs of Moher

2017-03-10 Image Prompt-026-2 - Omaha Zoo 2011-10-22 338

Inspiration

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I thought I’d start off my blog with a little bit about where I find some of my inspiration.

Almost everything I’ve ever written has started with a character. That’s just the kind of writer I am. Once I’ve started thinking about the character and learning a bit about them, an idea will come along for a situation to put them in that can drive the story, but that character has to be there first.

Sometimes a character will start from someone I see. A particular fashion statement or striking set of features or an interesting combination of hair, eye, and skin colors will get me thinking about what that person might be like and a character is born. Continue reading