The task was to write a blog post based on this prompt: “In one of those weird space-travel-time-continuum incidents you are a Roman legionnaire who was going about their lawful business on the Via Devana when you were suddenly transported to something called the A14 in the year 2017. I have come so far; and learned so much. … Continue reading
They are building a major new road hereabouts, and they have kindly sponsored a Creative Writing Course, themed around this new highway. I confess I am not sure I understand either. But what an opportunity:) So off we go again.
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: World’s Best Widget You've been granted magical engineering skills, but you can only use them to build one gadget or machine. What do you build? I play computer role playing games. Perhaps more accurately I should stand up and say that I am addicted to them. I … Continue reading Press F5 to save
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: Voice Work Your blog is about to be recorded into an audiobook. If you could choose anyone — from your grandma to Samuel L. Jackson — to narrate your posts, who would it be? Richard Burton, famously possessed a fabulous voice. Oddly, I know him really only … Continue reading Richard Burton, perhaps
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: Second Time Around Second Time Around: Tell us about a book you can read again and again without getting bored — what is it that speaks to you? July 1979 found me on tiny verandah in Washington DC. I had worn out my poor feet visiting every … Continue reading Shogun
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: This Is Your Song Take a line from a song that you love or connect with. Turn that line into the title of your post. I took a line from a song by Lucinda Williams and turned it into an entire blog. I liked the first two … Continue reading …in a yellow El Camino, listening to Howling Wolf.
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: Seat Guru You get to plan a dinner party for 4-8 of your favorite writers/artists/musicians/other notable figures, whether dead or alive. Who do you seat next to whom in order to inspire the most fun evening? This is cheating, perhaps. This daily prompt reminded me of a … Continue reading Seating, etc.
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: Key Takeaway Give your newer sisters and brothers-in-WordPress one piece of advice based on your experiences blogging. If you’re a new blogger, what’s one question you’d like to ask other bloggers? Ask yourself why. Why are you blogging, and who for. And be honest. If it is … Continue reading Ask yourself why: then play, experiment, have fun
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: Life After Blogs Your life without a computer: what does it look like? Different. Isolated. Unimaginable. I use my computer for work, for listening to music, for keeping in touch with friends, and for so much more. I have three of them! A desktop, a tablet and … Continue reading Life with no computer: No!