Apprentice Wordsmith A Writer's Blog

2019 Reflection

Hello, everyone.

It seems that Apprentice Wordsmith will have two annual traditions – a summer deep dive and an end-of-the-year reflection letter. No analysis or rants this month, folks, but there’s still an idea to steal and a short story in the pipeline, so this isn’t the last you’ll hear of me this year.

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Writing Prompts 24

It’s that time of year again. Here’s a few writing prompts to kick off your holiday writing sessions.

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Idea You Can Steal 30 -- An Artist's Chance

November has a leftover Friday this year. So here’s a story idea you can work on alongside those turkey leftovers.

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Friday Flash 15 -- Crossing the Divide

Inspired by “A Trial of Crows and Blood” by Dead Melodies

A fire crackles in the distance. Your head still throbs. The fever still weighs heavy on you. You open your eyes and find yourself lying in a bed inside a small cabin. You remember collapsing suddenly, so you could be awake. Someone might have found you and brought you here. But you aren’t sure. There’s a fuzziness about this place that you can’t quite name.

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Idea You Can Steal 29 -- A Deal with Mischief

Going over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house soon? Even if you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving (or have already celebrated Thanksgiving), I’m sure Grandma would appreciate hearing from you. And to show my appreciation to my readers, here’s a story idea.

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