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Serafina Jayne

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Am I a Writer?

This is the question that had me awake at 4am this morning...thanks brain! Considering that I'm writing this blog post, the question is pretty much redundant...or is it? I used my time awake at 4am to scroll through my Twitter... Continue Reading →

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25. Dread | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Dread: Write about doing something you don’t want to do. The truck moved at a constant pace, his foot steady on the pedal. Every fibre of his being wanted to hit the brakes, to turn around, but he forced his foot... Continue Reading →

24. Numbers | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Numbers: Write a poem or journal entry about numbers that have special meaning to you. Author Note: My partner Joe is my 'Ideas Man' - he's amazing at coming up with stories and characters. This was his idea when I told him... Continue Reading →

23. Sugar | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Sugar: Write something so sweet, it makes your teeth hurt. Author note: Another piece for my Dystopian Fiction Project, you might want to read the other pieces first. Let me know what you think in the comments below or on social media! Sitting... Continue Reading →

22. Smoke, Fog and Haze | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Smoke, Fog and Haze: Write about not being able to see ahead of you The light hurts as I blink open my eyes. My head spins, but from the stones in front of me, I know I'm lying on my side.... Continue Reading →

21. Foreclosure | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Foreclosure: Write a poem or short story about someone who has lost or is about to lose their home. Author Note: A third teaser piece for the planned collaboration Science Fiction Project, I'd recommend you read the other teasers first. I'm... Continue Reading →

20. Missed Connections | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Missed Connections: If you go to Craigslist, there is a “Missed Connections” section where you can find some interesting story lines to inspire your writing. It was your hair I noticed first, blue, vivid against the sea of beige around you.... Continue Reading →

19. Great Minds | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Great Minds: Write about someone you admire and you thought to have had a beautiful mind. To create a world that is more real to me than my own at times. To provide a place of solace and adventure both, letting... Continue Reading →

18. Cleaning | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Cleaning: Hey, even writers and creative artists have to do housework sometimes. Write about doing laundry, dishes, and other cleaning activities. The pool of colour spread across the floor, glossy, vivid, red. All she could do was stare, shock freezing her body.... Continue Reading →

17. Dictionary Definition: Cloudland | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Dictionary Definition: Open up a dictionary to a random word. Define what that word means to you. Word of the Day: Friday, February 03, 2017 cloudland Definitions for cloudland: the sky, a region of unreality, imagination, etc.; dreamland. A realm... Continue Reading →

16. Addict | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Addict: Everyone’s addicted to something in some shape or form. What are things you can’t go without? This time was hers, it belonged to no one else. The rhythm her meditation, breath flowing to match footsteps. Thoughts come and go, problems... Continue Reading →

15. Eavesdropper | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Eavesdropper: Create a poem, short story, or journal entry about a conversation you’ve overheard. Author note: The phrase I overheard was a classic 'Are we there yet?' but it gave me an opportunity to write another scene connected to my Start... Continue Reading →

14. The Found Poem | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

The found poem: Read a book and circle some words on a page. Use those words to craft a poem. Alternatively you can cut out words and phrases from magazines. Cold stone underfoot, Solid, unyielding. Nothing ahead, just a stretching... Continue Reading →

13. The Letter Poem | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

The Letter Poem: Write a poem using words from a famous letter or a letter from your own collection. The Moon, a guardian, sentinel to Mother Earth. A beacon of hope for mankind, those lost in the night. Each day he... Continue Reading →

12. Greeting | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Greeting: Write a story or poem that starts with the word “hello”. 'Hello' he let out an awkward laugh 'Sorry...I shouldn't laugh, this isn't funny, this just...it feels weird. I...uh...I haven't been since the funeral, I guess I didn't know... Continue Reading →

11. Dragon | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Dragon: Envision a dragon. Do you battle him? Or is the dragon friendly? Use descriptive language He took a breath, steadying himself for the task ahead of him. The armour felt alien on his frame, he was not born of... Continue Reading →

10. Friendship | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Friendship: Write about being friends with someone. His nose replaced with a button, his eye replaced with a bead...his face still kinder than any other he had seen. Always ready for an adventure, he never complained about getting muddy. If anything,... Continue Reading →

9. Animals | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Animals: Choose an animal. Write about it! Eyes followed him as he moved along the path, their gaze filling him with discomfort. All he was trying to do was make it across the grasslands to the watering hole, but the swarm... Continue Reading →

8. Dreamcatcher | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

Dreamcatcher: Write something inspired by a recent dream you had. Strolling along the deck, hand in hand with his partner, Matthew had never felt so alone. He should have been happy, winning the tickets for two weeks on this luxury cruise... Continue Reading →

7. The Rocket Ship | 365 Days of Creative Writing Prompts

The Rocket Ship: Write about a rocket-ship on its way to the moon or a distant galaxy far, far, away. Forget everything you think you know about the world...you've been lied to... Those words had echoed in this mind daily for... Continue Reading →

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