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30 Writing Prompts For June 2019

30 Writing Prompts For June 2019

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. Use these writing prompts to give you a starting point to get you writing. If you want to know how to make the best use your prompts, we suggest you read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice…
Submit Your Fifth Poem For 2019

Submit Your Fifth Poem For 2019

It’s time to submit your fifth poem for 2019. The prompt is “In A Field” and I can’t wait to see how you have interpreted the prompt. There are no specific guidelines again and the poets are free to experiment with styles. I will accept…
Rome – Submit Your Short Story Today

Rome – Submit Your Fifth Short Story Today

We have written five stories for 2019. May is over. Done. Gone. And your fifth story for the 12 Short Stories Challenge goes up today. For some or other reason this was a tough one, but you made it. Well done.  The prompt for June…
Should Men Write Romance?

Should Men Write Romance?

When we think of romance, we automatically think books for women by women, but when you look again you will notice that it is not entirely true. Men write romance. It’s 2019 and we are still getting wrapped up in gender constructs. The first name…
Learn How To Write A Romance Novel

Learn How To Write A Romance Novel

If you want to learn how to write a romance novel, our new course, This Kiss Online is perfect for you. Mia Botha, the Winner of the Mills and Boon Voice of Africa Competition, is the co-author of the course. She writes: I've been creating our new course, This…
Submit Your Fourth Poem For 2019

Submit Your Fourth Poem For 2019

It’s time to submit your fourth poem for 2019. The prompt is 'Gender' and I look forward to reading your poems. This month there are no specific guidelines and it’s quite a change after the strict and challenging guidelines of the sonnet. I was almost…

31 Writing Prompts For May 2019

Writing prompts give you a starting point to get you writing. If you want to know how to make the best use your prompts, we suggest you read: All About Writing Prompts & Writing Practice A prompt can be anything: a word, a song title, a name, a…
Cut-Throat – Submit Your Fourth Short Story Today

Cut-Throat – Submit Your Fourth Short Story Today

We have written four stories for 2019. That means we still have eight more stories left in the 12 Short Stories Challenge. This was a short one, and after the long story of last month, it was a big change. Submit your fourth short story…
Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems – The Haiku

Poetry 101: Kinds Of Poems – The Haiku

Haikus are rather mysterious as far as poems go. At least, I always thought so and because we spent most of last month counting syllables, I thought we could look at Haikus and keep counting - to 17 as it were. Also, because today is…
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