The theme for this week is a kind of ‘character versus plot’. I have provided two options below, challenging you to explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true and you don’t normally stickContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Weird and Whacky Wednesdays' – Prompt #11”
The theme for this week is all about the song and requires you to write a short story based on a song title. You don’t have to base it on the lyrics. As long as it’s linked to the appropriate genre, and includes an interpretation of the song, you’re good to go! The song title for Wednesday is: A HorseContinue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Weird and Whacky Wednesdays' – Prompt #9”
The theme for this week is in the form of a story title. The title, which you will find below, must also be used in the opening sentence. The word count should be 500 words or less. So here’s your weird and whacky story title for Wednesday: The Grand Slam
The theme for his week is in the form of a final sentence. All you need to do is weave a ‘weird and whacky’ tale which concludes with the following sentence: “By the time it got to her turn, she was knee deep in regret.”
In my last post I gave tips on writing comedy, gathered from resources I’d found and felt worthy of sharing. Armed with these tools I began to experiment. I’ve hit a few snags. Mainly my reluctance to plan, because comedy, it seems, is a genre which requires careful planning. The next problem relates to findingContinue reading “Let’s try a little experiment”
This week the theme is based on dialogue, so each day I will post the opening line and all you need to do is continue from there. It’s a dialogue only prompt, which can be challenging, but also a lot of fun. So, your whacky opener for Wednesday is: “What do you mean, it’s gone?”Continue reading “[WR101 Prompt Series] Weird and Whacky Wednesdays' – Prompt #6”
Here’s your Wednesday prompt. I hope you have fun with it.
It was difficult to decide on the image for today’s themed prompt. There’s so much scope 🙂 The photo has always amused me, so I hope it will provide inspiration. I may even partake myself; there’s nothing like the challenge of writing comedy! Enjoy your Wednesday 🙂