Scraps

Scraps

Often we think of scraps as what remains. Sometimes they can be what rebuilds. Fragments can be anything from torn photos to memories. Fabric and recall can fade, yet we piece together what we can and hang on to our stories. Writers naturally grasp at scraps to build...
Epic Workplace

Epic Workplace

Slide down the rabbit hole or step behind the curtain. Here you will find the wonders of an epic workplace. From young entrepreneurs going door-to-door to ranch pals riding the range, there’s a world of epic places to work. Writers set about their own workplaces...
Broken Fences

Broken Fences

What do you do with a broken fence? You could mend it, tear it down, or let it be. It seems that broken fences have much to say about the human condition and relationships. Writers wrote along the fence line this week, seeking repairs or reasons to fill their stories....
Sketches

Sketches

Captured quickly at the moment, a sketch can linger. It teases the mind with what has been included, as well as left out by the artist. But who is the artist? The one who creates a visual on the page or writes the vision imagined in the mind? Writers took to their...
Bouquets

Bouquets

Bouquets capture a moment of bloom — flowers, emotions, smells — and become the focal point. A spring bouquet celebrates renewal, and flowers gathered at a grave mourn a passing. Writers explored the moments and sensory relationships we have with bouquets....
Warrior Women

Warrior Women

Strong women run with the wolves, engaging their Wild selves. Feminine mythology extends beyond limiting stereotypes of women. It’s fertile ground for writers to explore. What might a female warrior look like, act like, sound like? Writers place these women as...
Property Values

Property Values

Many factors influence property values, including unexpected changes and situations. Who is impacted and what responses do owners emply? Writers explored the possibilities. The following are based on the May 17, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a...
Charisma of Cranes

Charisma of Cranes

Fossil records suggest cranes have existed for over 35 million years. Today, 15 species of cranes still grace the world, and the near-extinction of Whooping Cranes inspired action to protect these large, beautiful birds capable of dance. Writers explored the charisma...
Lines

Lines

Follow them, get hung up in them, or forget them — lines can guide or entangle. North, south, east, west. You can follow lines any direction. Writers grabbed lines and followed the stories. You never know what to expect when writers gather from around the world...
Fish Tales

Fish Tales

Did you hear about the one that got away? Perhaps the big fish tale is among the oldest ever told. But there’s plenty of fish tales swimming in the sea, rippling the waters of ponds and creeks around the world. Writers hauled in the catch this week, hooking...
Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

INTRO We go into the forest to find quiet, solitude, and healing. It’s something we long to do, and can be healing. Researchers in Japan and Korea have established evidence of restorative benefits from Shinrin Yoku — forest bathing. That doesn’t mean...