Writing Group: What’s the Catch? (PRIVATE)

Hello, swindlers and cheats!

Leave your scruples behind! No need for such things in the land of smoky back-rooms and mile-long business agreements. Instead, bring along a jar of that all-important palm grease and a magnifying glass to read the extra-fine print, because…

This week’s writing group prompt is:

 

What’s the Catch?

 

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Writing Group: Rise from the Ashes (PRIVATE)

Hello, fragile, mighty things!

This week, we remember that wounds heal. The scars only prove how strong we are, the failures are a measure of our progress. So count up your wounds, and see how they make you whole, because…

This week’s writing group prompt is:

 

Rise from the Ashes

 

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Writing Group: Come Sail Away (PRIVATE)

Hello, land-lubbers and sea-dogs alike!

This week is bound to be a confusing combination of restful and swashbuckling. Not sure whether to tell you to grab a brace of pistols or a margarita, because…

This week’s writing group prompt is:

 

Come Sail Away

 

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Writing Group: Fish out of Water (PRIVATE)

Hello, all you dried-out aquatic specimens!

This week we’re doing what we can to push things out of their element. Let the comfort zones be breached, let the weaknesses come to the fore, and let all the glassy-eyed fish gasp desperately for a breath of water, because…

This week’s writing group prompt is:

 

Fish out of Water

 

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Writing Group: Sweet Nightmares (PRIVATE)

Hello, sleep demons and night-gaunts!

Tonight, we will not rest easy. Tonight, we gorge ourselves on delectable hideosities until the dark wears thin. Tonight, we dine, because…

This week’s writing group prompt is:

 

Sweet Nightmares

 

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Writing Group: Close to the Heart (PRIVATE)

Hello, dear ones.

It’s time to peer into yourselves. Look over the tangle of red threads and strangling cords there, see whether you can tell them apart. And then, if you can, begin to think about how you might re-weave them, because…

This week’s prompt is:

 

Close to the Heart

 

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Writing Group: Ye Shall Be As Gods (PRIVATE)

Hello, puny mortals!

We’re all curious what it would be like to have a little more power of things, aren’t we? Do a little transcending and apotheosizing, clamber up out of the mortal coil? That’s why…

This week’s prompt is:

 

Ye Shall Be As Gods

 

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Writing Group: A Roll of the Bones (PRIVATE)

Hello, soothsayers and scam artists!

We’ve all heard the expression “playing with fate”. What if we could take it in a more literal direction? Distill fate—perhaps even someone else’s—into something concrete, and then… actually play with it? We’re curious. That’s why…

This week’s prompt is:

 

A Roll of the Bones

 

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Writing Group: A Different Kind of War (PRIVATE)

Hello, soldiers and civilians!

Did you ever think the pall of war had missed you? That fighting was something other people got wrapped up in? Well, I’ve got news for you: there are all kinds of war, and someday, you’re bound to be drafted into one of them. That’s why…

This week’s prompt is:

A Different Kind of War

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Writing Group: Tempting the Behemoth (PRIVATE)

Hello, monsters and monster hunters!

Standing in the shadow of giants can be a humbling experience. See a whale in the water beside you or an elephant at the zoo and you can feel it. But what is it like to be the giant looking down? We can only speculate. That’s why…

This week’s prompt is:

 

Tempting the Behemoth

 

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