Weekly Writing Prompt #23

Weekly Writing Prompt #23
Week of 8th of February 2016

DOOR Template Instructions=====================

(5) Words: | STARE | RIVER | HOLD | TRUE | WEAR |

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Poetry Suggestions
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Haiku (5 – 7 – 5)
Tanka (5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7)
Shadorma (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)
six lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
Nonet (9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1) progression downward of syllables
Cinquain (2 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 2) five line poem on any theme with the earlier mentioned syllable pattern
’28’ Form (4 x 7) or (7 x 4) lines & syllables or lines
The Eco/The Echo – Word count (3 – 5 – 4 – 6 – 6 – 3) A four stanza poem
Blackout Poetry – See Poetry page at top of Blog
Circular Poems – See Poetry page at top of Blog
For further instructions
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Fictional Suggestions
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Flash Fiction (500 – 300 words)
Any Genre: Mystery – Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Horror – Literary
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SUGGESTIONS FOR FLASH FICTION
***You have room for one main character
***You have room for one scene
***Get to main conflict of scene in first sentence
***You have room for a single plot
***You have room for a single, simple theme
***SHOW anything related to the main conflict
***TELL the backstory; don’t “show” it
***Save the twist until the end
***Eliminate all but essential words

These are not set in gold
Use your best judgement
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22 thoughts on “Weekly Writing Prompt #23

  1. Thanks for the long comment on my last poem. I’m sorry I can’t reply to notifications on my blog at all now. I’m having problems with mail and the server. I must look at some of your poems. I don’t get notifications when you post…

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    • That’s odd isn’t it. As far as I know they are working. I’ll take a look at my settings.

      Your poems are so sensitively written. I love their delicacy. Your words flow. About to check out the 5 word presentations. It’s freezing here so my fingers may not co-operate well. They are feeling quite chilled not being under the heating pad. Saki, my parrot, is sitting on my shoulder now, but she loved the feeling of the heat on her toes and how it makes her feel all snuggly.

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