November Writing Prompt

The next in our website series – writing prompts, contributed by Committee member Lesley Traynor: The number 10 bus was heaving when he got on the bus… Who was he? Where was he going? Did he actually get there? Was this just a commuter bus or was it packed for some other reason? What happenedContinue reading “November Writing Prompt”

Olga Wojtas on short stories

The FWS Scriever Olga Wojtas has kindly made the notes she used for the May 3rd workshop in Dundee available to us. So here they are! Using Real Life As A Short Story Prompt Basing a short story on your own experience can be tricky, because you tend to be over-influenced by what actually happened.Continue reading “Olga Wojtas on short stories”

June writing prompt

The next in our website series – writing prompts, contributed by Committee member Lesley Traynor: SHOES walk a mile in whose shoes? boots, stilettos, sandals, baby shoes? new and expensive, worn and shabby, pinching the feet or really comfortable? walking shoes, dancing shoes, work shoes, trainers? throwing shoes..and who at? that one shoe on theContinue reading “June writing prompt”