Posts Tagged ‘ Stunt Writing for Personal Growth ’

Haiku Noir: Stunt Writing day 10

It's your last chance to steal some of my books - or get some for half off! Check out the full list at my previous post here. Sale ends tonight (July 31) at midnight. And now, back to your regularly scheduled daily haiku! Since this is the very last week of my noir class, I thought I'd write some haiku about a few of my favorite noir flicks. First up: The Big Sleep. "go ahead and Continue Reading...

Pining for the prairies: Stunt Writing day 9

My first week of walking went so well... and this week I have been finding every excuse not to leave the house for my walks. Here's my problem: I hate routines! I hate feeling like I have to do something - whether it is good for me or not - and I hate feeling bored. Walking, in my tiny town, is an activity I equate with boredom, because there are only a couple of roads I can walk on, Continue Reading...

Balboa Park inspired haiku: Stunt Writing day 8

Inspired by this postcard of Balboa Park from 1915: Here's today's daily haiku: summer sun tickles dewdrops lazing on lilacs, Balboa Park sings Here's a link to an image of a California lilac, from the San Diego Natural History Museum, in case you're curious. It looks a lot different than the lilacs I grew up with in Illinois. I wonder if they smell any Continue Reading...

Smashwords Summer Sale-a-thon: Stunt Writing day 7

It's day 7 in my stunt writing class, and I'd like to pause for this brief commercial announcement: From now until the end of July, you can grab any or all of the following books for 1/2 off: Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours 69 Sexy Haiku Haiku for Lovers Montreal from A to Z Ninjas of the 512 NOIR Porn Stars & Peccadillos (Naked Continue Reading...

Prism ponderings: Stunt Writing day 6

I'm doing things a little backwards today: writing before I go out for my walk. Why? Because I'm going to write a piece using the "prism" method and see how it works. The concept is that you're supposed to think of a person, place or situation you've been circling in your mind, then put it through a prism of weather, geography, history, politics, religion, culture, gender, or Continue Reading...