Welcome back, my dearest poets and
storytellers! Did you enjoy your break? Did you take a break? Since I did a
considerable amount of lurking around your cyber-homes, I know many of you just
kept the words brewing into being—don’t feel too bad, I couldn’t take a real
break either. I spent the last days of December 2020 and the first days of
January 2021 reading (Soulless by
Gail Carriger, Dawn by Octavia E. Butler, The Sun and Her Flowers
by Rupi Kaur, Hope Rides Again by Andrew Shaffer…) and rewriting my own work (I took a page out of Chrissa’s book,
and decided that 2021 would be a year for “finishing drafts”).
Did you read
anything interesting while we were on “break”? Have you made any writing plans
for 2021? Go ahead, tell us… we are listening (and reading, of
Now, while the
topic of looking back and writing forward is still dancing in our minds, let me invite
you to revisit our 2020 Weekly Scribblings selection, and write new poetry
or prose using one of our old prompts. Please add the title (and link, if you can) of your chosen prompt to your
post. Don’t feel like searching? No problem. Here are some choices:
Weekly Scribblings #43: Found Poems and Erasures
2. Weekly Scribblings #40: Walking Away
3. Weekly Scribblings #35: The Joy of Rest
4. Weekly Scribblings #31: What Makes You Smile?
5. Weekly Scribblings #28: Seeing Things
6. Weekly Scribblings #25: Well, That Was Unexpected
7. Weekly Scribblings #22: It Takes a Bit of Discipline
8. Weekly Scribblings #10: Early Bird or Night Owl?
9. Weekly Scribblings #9: Contagion
welcome back, and I hope that 2021 is a year of healing and growing for all.
prompt will remain open for a week. One link per participant, please. If you go for prose, the word count should be 369 words or fewer. Let us write