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The Prompt 136

Welcome to The Prompt, Week 136. Thank you to everyone who linked up last week, I really loved reading all your posts. If you are new to The Prompt you can find out more about this linky of weekly writing prompts here. I hope you have been inspired t...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 15, 2016

The Prompt: Merry

It’s the lively crunch of snow and the sparkle of lights It’s jolly red noses and cold toes, warmed by roaring fires It’s the cheerful smell of hot chocolate and the taste of mince pies It’s precious moments savoured, full of...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 15, 2016

The Prompt: Week 136

Welcome to Week 136 of The Prompt! First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who linked up for Week 135. I really loved reading all your posts. The idea of The Prompt is to focus on the writing. It is an opportunity to flex our writing muscles a lit...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 11, 2016

The Prompt: Courage

Courage in the fear and the art of living Courage in the spirit and the heart of giving Courage in the wishing and the daring to be different Courage in the leaping and the seizing of the moment Courage in acceptance and the strength to ignore Courag...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 8, 2016

The Prompt 135

Welcome to The Prompt, Week 135. Thank you to everyone who linked up last week, I really loved reading all your posts. If you are new to The Prompt you can find out more about this linky of weekly writing prompts here. I hope you have been inspired t...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 8, 2016

The Prompt: Week 135

Welcome to Week 135 of The Prompt! First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who linked up for Week 134. I really loved reading all your posts. The idea of The Prompt is to focus on the writing. It is an opportunity to flex our writing muscles a lit...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 4, 2016

The Prompt: Lonely

The noise has a heart that beats staccato as it surrounds and isolates. It is brash and it is reckless, and I am excluded in retreat, from the raucous din of competing chatter. Alone but not lonely in the silence, finding solace in seclusion. It is e...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 1, 2016

The Prompt 134

Welcome to The Prompt, Week 134. Thank you to everyone who linked up last week, I really enjoyed reading all your posts. If you are new to The Prompt you can find out more about this linky of weekly writing prompts here. I hope you have been inspired...
by mumturnedmom on Dec 1, 2016

What's with the Happy?

viaWhat's with the Happy?My youngest son and I have been spending quality time together these past weeks. He is embarking on his senior year of high school, prepping for a long year in anticipation of the HSC (High School Certificate) in New Sou...
by Collage of Life on Nov 6, 2016

A Quickie Giveaway....

viaI am jumping right in here to say I am offering a quickie giveaway and am delighted to do. I just want to do it...to say thank you for your readership in my own special way. It's been a while since I have had a giveaway.  For me, it has to be...
by Collage of Life on Oct 30, 2016

The Prompt: Week 122

Welcome back to The Prompt! I’ve enjoyed a long, hot, relaxing vacation with the kids, but I’ve missed my weekly dose of creativity and inspiration, and I’m happy to be back. I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer and is feeling...
by mumturnedmom on Sep 4, 2016

Humor Writing, and a Challenge

Yesterday I attended a workshop on humor writing. I learned new¬†things, practiced new¬†things, came away with new things. It was all good, because, y’know: new things. I’ve taught humor writing workshops to middle grade and high school k...

The Prompt: Sun

Sunrise is the threshold where we tremble on the brink of wanting more than can be dreamt of in the quiet left by hope. Sunset is the marker where we measure our success at leaving fate to fight against the joy that dazzles as we win. © Sara Mur...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 30, 2016

The Prompt 121

Welcome to The Prompt, Week 121. Thank you so much to everyone who joined in last week. Another wonderful collection of posts! If you are new to The Prompt you can find out more about this linky of weekly writing prompts here. I hope you have been in...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 30, 2016

The Prompt: Week 121

Welcome to Week 121 of The Prompt! First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who linked up for Week 120. I was absolutely thrilled to see people join in again. It really is lovely to see people come back each week, and to welcome new linkers, inspir...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 26, 2016

The Prompt: Organise

Summer vacation is upon us. Ten weeks of fun stretch ahead of us. Ten weeks to fill. I want to be organised. I want to have a plan. But, I don’t! My head is buzzing, my life is chaotic (what’s new?) and I’m about as organised as a b...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 23, 2016

The Prompt 120

Welcome to The Prompt, Week 120. Thank you so much to everyone who joined in last week. Another wonderful collection of posts! If you are new to The Prompt you can find out more about this linky of weekly writing prompts here. I hope you have been in...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 23, 2016

The Prompt: Week 120

Welcome to Week 120 of The Prompt! First of all, a huge thank you to everyone who linked up for Week 119. I was absolutely thrilled to see people join in again. It really is lovely to see people come back each week, and to welcome new linkers, inspir...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 19, 2016

The Prompt: Dance

You wheel and you whirl like a free flowing breeze, as you dance in delight through enchanted domains. You spin and you swirl with a mischievous smile, as you leap without fear into fairy-tale lands. You tap and you twirl to a tune all your own, as y...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 16, 2016

The Prompt 119

Welcome to The Prompt, Week 119. Thank you so much to everyone who joined in last week. Another wonderful collection of posts! If you are new to The Prompt you can find out more about this linky of weekly writing prompts here. I hope you have been in...
by mumturnedmom on Jun 16, 2016


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