Prompt: But it’s tradition Word Limit: 250 words Sometimes you have a bad mental health day, sometimes you just lose your grip on reality and that’s it. Some days you just don’t feel like checking in to life, and it just doesn’t matter what day it is. For Abigail that wasn’t often, she was for … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: But it’s tradition
Dear Readers, The past few days I haven't been up to much, went for catchups with family friends and enjoyed a nice relaxing time. On Friday I went to the James Herriot World exhibit, really insightful and fun to look around (if you aren't familiar with James Herriot I suggest googling him, its actually the … Continue reading Lazy Days
Prompt: Hellhounds Word Limit: 200 words Persephone sighed, leaning against the pomegranate tree. She longed for the sun, for the warmth of the earth and for the gentle caress of the wind… she longed for something, anything to do in this stagnant underworld. It pained Hades to watch her and the forlorn expression open her … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Hellhounds
A/N: Here's something I wrote a long time ago about the power of words, I've never published it before but now seems like the perfect time. Words. There are so many types and synonyms. The choice of one word in place of another can completely change the meaning of a sentence or paragraph. It can … Continue reading Words
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,000 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 17 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading 2015 in review
This is just an announcement post to apologise to all of my readers. I wanted to apologise for missing this week's Wednesday prompt smash and yesterday's Saturday word of the day. I just finished Nanowrimo and I'm feeling a little writers fatigue but I'll be back to regular posting next week. Kind regards, Thebearthatreads
So the wonderful Rosmawrites of A Reading Writer nominated me for the Infinity Dreams Award, which is an amazing honour. I'm not really super active in communication but I'm honoured to have all of you read my writing and I feel that to show my appreciation I should accept this nomination. From what I've gathered this … Continue reading Blog Awards: The Infinity Dreams Award
Prompt: Door Left Open Word Limit: 300 words The Mar household was a strict one; there were countless rules that the children had to obey. For the five children this wasn’t so easy, but overtime they learnt it was better to do as told then to not. This is why they played together, as long … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Door Left Open
Something good to read if you’ve ever considered working as a ghost writer.
Do you remember wondering what you would like to do during your late teens and early twenties?
When I was making the transition from educational life to working life, I was keenly interested in career options and in hearing about others’ experiences – particularly if they were in a field I was considering.
It’s occurred to me that, within my network alone, there’s probably several hundreds of years’ worth of experience and insights, which the young me would have found informative at that stage in my life.
The idea of sharing with the younger generation appeals to me, so I’ve come up with the “Interview With A (job title)” series. I’d love to know what you think of the concept and if you’re willing to contribute.
Here’s the first instalment
Interview with a Ghost
I: How did you get into ghost writing?
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Dear readers, I must apologise for the delay with this week's Wednesday prompt smash. A lot has been happening lately and I'm very busy so I regret to inform you I won't be posting the prompt smash till Saturday along with the word of the day. Sincerest apologies, The bear that reads