Category Archives: Write at the Merge

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 13

There’s something strong about a barn… The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, April 3, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the photo instead. Use the photo, or stick with the…

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 12

Does the road call to you? The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, March 27, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the photo instead. Use the photo, or stick with the…

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 11

A lover’s quarrel: The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, March 20, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the photo instead. Use the photo, or stick with the quote. Use both…

Writing Prompt: Week 10

Lucky you! The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, March 13, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the photo instead. Use the photo, or stick with the quote. Use both if…

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 8

Images inspire us weekly these days. That makes this prompt a little meta, I guess. The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, February 20, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the…

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 7

Time for a new prompt and link up… The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, February 20, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the photo instead. Use the photo, or stick…

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 6

Back to what passes for a normal prompt around here. Don’t forget to work on your entry for our “It takes two…”┬áPrecipice contest! The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, February 13, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from…

Bells: Surprise Writing Prompt!

Flash fiction linkup surprise time! Whee! You have until 11:35 PM Pacific time on Thursday to write to add 100 words to the following first line: “The bells of St. Brigit’s are calling tonight.” Wordcount total: 108 words Genre: Any If you link up, please comment on at least the posts before and after yours….

Writing Prompt: 2014, Week 4

A misty prompt for your writing pleasure this week: The Low-Down: 500 word limit, all genres of creative writing are welcome linky is open until Thursday, January 23, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single word within it, or choose the photo instead. Use the photo, or…

Writing Prompt, 2014 Week 3

There is something about a city, especially a tenement, that makes me wonder what stories are unfolding behind all those shaded windows. This week’s prompt is so inspired. The Low-Down: 500 word limit linky is open until Thursday, January 23, at 11:55pm Pacific Use the quote as an opening/closing line, draw inspiration from a single…