This week in InMon world: A title prompt inspired by Tale of Two Cities; Screwtape Letters read by Monty Python’s John Cleese; comments now open on ToWanderLost’s blog; and I still can’t find my Tolstoy.
Also, doubt over the plural of noose. Nooses? Nice? Niece?
And now our feature stories:
Our newest InMonster wrote a gorgeous piece and doesn’t even have a place for us to leave admiring, jealous comments. Hopefully next week the mysterious ToWanderLost will allow us to express our appreciation for his/her skillful blend of gritty details and poetic imagery.
In the meantime, we read and sigh.
Ben Franklin laughs at your pain.
Ponder that as you enjoy these fully enjoyable pieces:
There are none. Read the prompts, get inspired, write something. No word count minimum or maximum. You don’t have to include the exact prompt in your piece, and you can interpret the prompt(s) any way you like.
This week’s InMon brought to you by the letter ‘S,’ apparently.
I don’t know about you, but I had a lot of fun reading the stuff this week:
Image by VeggieFrog
The “experts” say your first draft should be quick and rough, and that you fix it in later drafts. But when I first started writing, I didn’t get that. Why should I waste time writing a “rough” draft that I’ll have to correct later? Why not just take the time to make it perfect the first time around?