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Wednesday 17 May 2017

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt  Please credit if you show it on your blog.



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And here is the quotation

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back. Chinese Proverb                
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  Sometimes it is nice to just let someone know that their writing hit the spot.  Sometimes you can give a little help with a suggestion or hint.  Please comment on the other writers as much as…

Wednesday 9 May 2017

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt  Please credit if you show it on your blog.


Image from WikiCommons, taken by Надежда Пивовароваand used under the Creative Commons Agreement
And here is the quotation

Never promise more than you can perform. Publilius Syrus (~ 100 BCE)
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  Sometimes it is nice to just let someone know that their writing hit the spot.  Sometimes you can give a little help with a suggestion or hint.  Please comment on the other writers as much as you fe…

Wednesday 3 May 2017

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt  Please credit if you show it on your blog.

Image from Wiki Commons, taken by Leif Skoogfors for FEMA and in the public domain, showing the after effects of a hurricane
And here is the quotation

It is bad luck to be superstitious Andew W Mathis                           
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  Sometimes it is nice to just let someone know that their writing hit the spot.  Sometimes you can give a little help with a suggestion or hint.  Please comment on…

Wednesday 26 April 2017

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt  Please credit if you show it on your blog.

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Tony Webster and used under the Creative Commons Agreement
And here is the quotation

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies. Ralph Waldo Emerson        
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  Sometimes it is nice to just let someone know that their writing hit the spot.  Sometimes you can give a little help with a suggestion or hint.  Please comment on the other writers as much as …

Wednesday 19th April

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt  I admit it, I have a weakness for doors. Please credit if you show it on your blog.

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Judgefloro and in the public domain
And here is the quotation

There are two kinds of light--the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures. James Thurber
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  Sometimes it is nice to just let someone know that their writing hit the spot.  Sometimes you can give a little help with a suggestion or hint.  Please co…

Wednesday 12 April 2017

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt. Please credit if you show it on your blog.

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Sailko and used under the Creative Commons Agreement
Today there is no quotation!

SOMETHING DIFFERENT!  Classic FM, a radio station based in the UK that plays only classical music, compile a top 300 pieces every year, based on votes sent in by the public and played over the long weekend from Good Friday to Easter Monday.  You can read about it here.  It has all sorts, from the dramatic Beethoven, the lyrical Vaughan Williams, the meticulous Ba…

Wednesday 5 April 2017

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Hello and welcome all to the latest weekly writing challenge.  There is a picture, a quotation and a 500 word limit. The Challenge is to take whatever is sparked by the picture and/or the quotation, however tenuous or remote the connection, and see how much fun you can have in 500 words (just between us we never count them as long as we're enjoying things and you are too, but don't tell anyone). The deadline is midnight next Tuesday (GMT) Here is the picture prompt. Please credit if you show it on your blog.

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Jwaller and used under the Creative Commons Agreement
And here is the quotation

It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head Sally Kempton                 
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  Sometimes it is nice to just let someone know that their writing hit the spot.  Sometimes you can give a little help with a suggestion or hint.  Please comment on the other writers as muc…