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Light and Shade Challenge Monday 1st September 2014

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Are you ready to start the week?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 500 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  
Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image courtesy of J-H Janssen taken from Wiki Commons
Here is the quote
When I was sick, you gave me bitter pills;
And I must minister the like to you. 
- Two Gentlemen of Verona, William Shakespeare 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 hi…

Light and Shade Challenge Friday 29th August 2014

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Are you ready for the weekend?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 100 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  
Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image courtesy of Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoedand taken from Wiki Commons
Here is the quote
True is it that we have seen better days.
-As You Like It, Shakespeare 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 o…

Light and Shade Challenge Monday 25th August 2014

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Are you ready to start the week?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 500 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  
Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image in the Public Domain and courtesy of Wiki Commons
Here is the quote
Your rules are really beginning to annoy me. - Escape from LA 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 feel a…

Light and Shade Challenge Friday 22nd August 2014

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Are you ready for the weekend?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 100 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  

Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image by Ed Webster and sourced from Wiki Commons under Creative Commons

Here is the quote
But I am leaving the regions of fact, which are difficult to penetrate, but which bring in their train rich rewards, and entering the regions of speculation, where many roads lie open, but where a few lead to a definite goal. 
- Sir William Ramsay
It is really encouraging to have comments on your work and it can give people a real lift.  So…

Light and Shade Challenge Monday 18th August 2014

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Are you ready to start the week?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 500 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  

Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Lyssa Medana

Here is the quote
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain
- Friedrich Schiller
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 feel able.  The rule with that is th…

Light and Shade Challenge Friday 15th August 2014

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Are you ready for the weekend?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 100 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  

Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image courtesy of the British Library and taken from page 115 of 'A round of days described in original poems by some of our most celebrated poets, and in pictures by eminent artists engraved by the Brothers Dalziel'

Here is the quote



No blowing from the left - Prince Harry (source here)

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 kn…

Light and Shade Challenge Monday 11th August 2014

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Are you ready to start the week?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 500 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  
Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image courtesy of the Wiki collection of Commons Images
Here is the quote
There it was, hidden in alphabetical order.
Rita Holt 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 feel able.  The…

Light and Shade Challenge Friday 8th August 2014

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Are you ready for the weekend?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 100 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  

Here is the picture prompt.  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.
Image courtesy of the British Library from Roving Jack the Pirate Hunter, published 1867, a romance

Here is the quote
He travels the fastest that travels alone  - Rudyard Kipling
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…

Light and Shade Challenge - Monday 4th August 2014

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Are you ready to start the week?  Below you will find two prompts, one a picture and one a quote.  Have a look and see what story they inspire you to tell and then go for it - in 500 words or less!  You can use one or both and you don't need to refer to them in your writing, just follow that spark of inspiration whether it is fact, fiction or poetry.  You have until next Sunday at noon GMT so go for it.  Have fun, write some stuff and then use the link underneath to let people see it.  

Here is the picture prompt... don't miss the writing on the bark...  Please credit it if you use it on your own blog.

Photo by Thomas Marlowe

Here is the quote

“Some ghosts are so quiet you would hardly know they were there.”
― Bernie McgillThe Butterfly Cabinet



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.  Ple…