What would you do if you were penniless and (perfectly legally) in a foreign country? Try to get a job? Pack up and go home?
What if neither of those options were available, for different reasons? What would you do?
I solved my particular problem by writing, and I’ve built a business around it. In the process I’ve learned a whole lot about writing in general and about e-business in particular.
Want to know what I’ve learned? It’s all in these posts and pages.
October is the month of Halloween, so it’s time to write horror. Scary or funny? There’s often a fine line between the two, and it’s worth thinking about that. Why do people laugh at horror films? What are the cliches involved? What’s scarier, a well written ghost story or a movie? Also topics themed around the number 10 and the color yellow.
August is a lazy month, so here are some lazy creative writing prompts, intended to inspire, but not restrict the imagination. Few things are as intimidating as the blank page, so use these to get you or your students started on the writing process, then once the words are flowing, throw away the prompt if it gets in the way.