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Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game

The exercise is based on a version of the 7x7x7 writing game. This time, I tried to incorporate seven words beginning with E, each with seven letters, and selected using a random word generator. I failed to include one of the words this week, but I did keep to the 700 word count. It is … Continue reading Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game

Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game

The exercise is based on a version of the 7x7x7 writing game. This time, I’ve incorporated seven words beginning with D, each with seven letters, and selected using a random word generator. I tried to keep to the 700 word count, but went over by 14. This is the third instalment of an ongoing fantasy … Continue reading Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game

Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game

The exercise is based on a version of the 7x7x7 writing game. This time, I’ve incorporated seven words beginning with C, each with seven letters, and selected using a random word generator. I tried to keep to the 700 word count, but went over by 86. The story is a continuation from last week. It … Continue reading Alphabet Spaghetti – A Word Game

Alphabetti Spaghetti – Word Game

This time, the story (based on a version of the 7x7x7 exercise) incorporates seven words beginning with B. They each have seven letters, but I broke the rules a little this week. I went over my 700 word limit by 27. It’s also based on a character from the Collective series, and I will be … Continue reading Alphabetti Spaghetti – Word Game

Time machines, comfort food, and the Salem Witch Trials

Okay, let's tackle the time machine first, which is actually a reference to a new programme I've been binge watching - Timeless. This isn't specifically a review post, but it is a pretty cool show. Once I got over the 'oh my god, that's Luka from ER' and concentrated on the action, I discovered a … Continue reading Time machines, comfort food, and the Salem Witch Trials

Alphabetti Spaghetti – A pasta free word game!

  After reflecting on my A to Z challenge (I know, I know, I was supposed to provide evidence of those reflections…say in a post for example!). Ahem…anyway… It occurred to me that I need to work on my writing muscles, since my exercise regime is somewhat lax at the moment (okay, fine…I’m not great … Continue reading Alphabetti Spaghetti – A pasta free word game!

Zoning out #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand

  Zoning out  Today's letter was always going to be a challenge (though I'm thrilled I made it to the end) because zoning out isn't exclusive to writers. Our minds wander, it's just the way it is. Sometimes we zone out by choice, by necessity, or because we don't even realise we're doing it.  I'm a dreamer … Continue reading Zoning out #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand

Your sins will find you out #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand

  Your sins will find you out  Creating a whole new world can be incredibly gratifying. It can also be terrifying. You have a responsibility to all who live in it. The decisions are yours, you preserve the history, the governance – it's all yours. And, okay, this might be an imaginary world so the … Continue reading Your sins will find you out #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand