Weekly Writing Prompt #35

Weekly Writing Prompt #35
Week 2nd May 2016

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

5 Words: | WOODS | LEGEND | WILD | HARD | SERVE |

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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 [own choice]– follow meter
Nonet (9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1) progression downward
Cinquain (2 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 2) five-line poem on any theme
’28’ Form (4 x 7) or (7 x 4) lines & syllables
Free Verse – No limitations
All Use Syllable Counts Except Free Verse[see above]
See POETRY PAGE 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
***One main character
***Room for one scene
***Main conflict of scene in first sentence
***Room for a single plot
***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

Use your best judgement
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