Weekly Writing Prompt #37

Weekly Writing Prompt #37
Week 16th May 2016

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

(5) Words: | CHILD | TALK | HOME | TIME | PLAY |

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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
Free Verse – No limitations except to include prompt words [Not too long]
The Eco/The Echo – Word count (3 – 5 – 4 – 6 – 6 – 3) A four stanza poem
See POETRY PAGE above 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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