Character Bank – Translucent Man

There are a lot of takes on the idea of an invisible person. In this prompt by got-an-inkling the man in the prompt turns invisible with sunlight. This almost certainly has a massive effect on how he conduct himself. His... Read more

Character Bank – No Poison Meat Please

Every story of the apocalypse starts with something that goes wrong. Stop me if you’ve heard this one . . . After the weapon or energy source went off, everything was left a desert with hardly a tree in sight.... Read more

Writing Prompt – Weather and Fate

Nature is something that we seek to control and generally cannot. Weather is one such aspect of nature. What if you grew up in a culture that believed that weather was more than just nature interacting with itself. In the... Read more

Worldbuilding Spotlight

Starting next week I will be adding a weekly Worldbuilding Spotlight. These will cover one topic for one month and then move on to the next topic for the next month. Occasionally we will return to these topics if I... Read more

Interviewing with The Writing Kylie

I might be a little biased here, but I have most if not all of Kylie Day’s books on writing. Upon seeing that she had a character interviews on her website, I definitely needed to include a link to it... Read more

Dialogue Prompt – Identity Reveal

In this prompt by The Fake Redhead, someone has discovered someone else’s secret identity. At least I think that’s what’s going on. It could, instead, be that they are the one with a secret identity and they have decided the... Read more

Dialogue Prompt – Worst Bodyguard Ever

This dialogue prompt from An Introvert’s Pen, the redesign of Rooftop Writing Prompts, is an interesting look at a bodyguard and the person they are charged with watching. Since the website for An Introvert’s Pen doesn’t seem to work, I... Read more

Dialogue Prompt – Oddly Specific

If the character in this prompt by Rooftop Writing Prompts wanted to come off as emotionally detached I think they are doing a great, but bizarre job. As the first speaker said, it’s “oddly specific” description of what they do... Read more

Writing Prompt – Country to the North

It is always preferable to be at peace with your neighbors at least for most people. In this prompt I consider the idea of a broken relationship between two neighboring countries formerly at peace. There are many countries all over... Read more

Writing Prompt – Embodiment of Sunshine

I have certain characters I call my sunshine children, so when I saw this prompt by Writing.Prompt.S I knew I had to include it. Conceptually it is more like The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis with a more optimistic... Read more