Category Archives: RemembeRED Prompts

RemembeRED – Exploring Friendship

A close friend is currently in the midst of a decision that would involve moving almost 1400 miles. While I unequivocally support any decision she and her husband make, my own emotions about the possibility of the move have given me the opportunity to really think about the role that her friendship, and friendship in…

RemembeRED: Personification

Do objects have a memory? Does a rocking chair hold the essence of the snuggles it has witnessed? Does a pottery mug remember the comforting warmth it offered a struggling soul? The dictionary defines personification as “the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality…

RemembeRED – Unfulfilled

In the morning, the bubbling glasses of champagne were flat and warm, scattered around without exuberant laughter and anticipation of the New Year filling the room with hope. Welcoming in the new year brings resolutions and goals to the forefront of people’s minds; resolutions are written in secret or shouted from rooftops or proclaimed pointless….

Red Writing Hood

The countdown. We’ve all done it, whether it’s disciplining our kids, gathering up nerve, blasting off into space, or getting ready to pop champagne and scream “Happy New Year!” This week, we’d like you to write a post – fiction or creative non-fiction – which begins with a countdown. “Three, two, one.” You pick what…

RemembeRED: Cleaning House

Cleaning house. Sometimes it means exactly that–scrubbing, polishing, and tidying up. And sometimes, it means that we are metaphorically clearing out the clutter and debris in our lives. Think of a time that you “cleaned house.” Consider the subtext—we’re not writing about Windex here. We’re writing about relationships. Or feelings. Or a captured moment in…

RemembeRED – Flash Memoir

Today we’re trying a little something different. Are you ready? Your word is below. Take the next ten minutes to write about the first single memory that word calls up. Focus on the emotions and the experience, spend ten minutes really exploring that memory. Then wrap it up, publish, and come back to link up.

RemembeRED – The Flash Memoir Event

A little something different for you this week. I know this is late in coming, but don’t worry, you don’t need a lot of prep time for this one. We’re going to do a flash writing prompt for RemembeRED this week. Tuesday morning, the linky will go up as usual, and in the accompanying post…

RemembeRED

Everyone has a favorite photo of themself, whether it’s a childhood snapshot, a professional graduation or wedding photograph, or a close-up taken amongst friends. Some say a photograph steals the soul. This week, show us yours: take us into the moment that photograph was taken. Show us who you were then and what the photograph…

RemembeRED

Kayli’s teacher gives the class writing prompts. Everyone writes their answers in their own way and their responses are bound into a book. Sound familiar? These seven year olds are so rocking memes. Their most recent book is called, “My Quiet Place.” Each student picked a special place where they can just be -relaxing and…

RemembeRED: Pivotal Conversations

It’s dialogue week at Write on Edge! Now it’s time to turn our ear for dialogue towards memoir. Pivotal conversations. We’ve had ‘em. ┬áThe moment you chink the armor, or perhaps the moment you say something that you can’t take back. Conversations you review in your mind, for better or for worse. Recreate a pivotal…