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Wednesday 31st May 2017

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Sorry for the late post 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 dave7 and used under the Creative Commons Agreement
And here is the quotation

It's always difficult to make conversation with a drunk, and there's no denying it, the sober are at a disadvantage with him. W Somerset Maugham
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 lit…

Wednesday 24 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 of Manchester Piccadilly Station from WikiCommons, taken by DanCupid and used under the Creative Commons Agreement
And here is the quotation

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. Margaret Lee Runbeck
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 c…

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.



Image from WikiCommons, taken by Alberto-g-rovi and used under the Creative Commons Agreement

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…