Prompt 64

"What does writer's block feel like?" I think that just as much as every writer has their own process for writing, each and every one probably experiences writer's block in different ways. The easiest way to envisage writer's block is a pair of clawed hands holding the writer back, rendering him or her unable to … Continue reading Prompt 64

Prompt 63

"Making soup" I feel like soup is more than just food, don't you? Soup is nourishment for the soul. Picture this: it's a cold, damp day, and you're feeling kind of blue because your boss yelled at you for something that wasn't your fault. You stop at the grocery store because you know that there's … Continue reading Prompt 63

Prompt 62

"Write ten sayings for fortune cookies" A friend is one who celebrates your good fortunes as much as he or she supports you in your downfalls. Seek peace in yourself before you aim to bestow it upon others. If you are surrounded by a flock of angry pigeons...don't look up. Don't forget to savour the … Continue reading Prompt 62

Prompt 60

"A piece of clothing you keep just for the memory" There's a dress hanging in my closet. Its colours red and gold. The bodice, sleeveless, is of red silk with golden oriental patterns splayed across it. The waist is a simple golden ribbon, sewn on by hand after the fact with clumsy and imperfect stitches … Continue reading Prompt 60

Prompt 59

"The way the sky looks today" Spring seems to have finally landed in Vancouver. After months of rain and grey, today the city is graced with the bluest of skies. The sun is shining joyfully, inviting itself in through windows and caressing walls that had long forgotten its touch.  There's a light haze hanging low … Continue reading Prompt 59

Prompt 58

"What can happen in a second" In a second, her mind travelled through her version of time. She flew back to her first memory, the caress of her mother's hand against her cheek. She experienced her first bike ride all over again; heard and felt every word of her first argument; she shivered at the … Continue reading Prompt 58