We are nearing the end of the challenge and the month!
THE PROMPT for Today:
Write a story for children. Prompt is “The Golden Rule,” treat others are you wish to be treated.
Miriam Laundry is the author of this prompt.
Today a fairy tale like story came out about Azur who is the protector of the glass heart but is bored with his position. He is warned but falls into a hole and no one will help him. He has to answer three questions in order to be rescued.
The author of the prompt has a link to a video and a PDF, but I was unable to open it on my phone. I was going to try to use her blueprint for stories but didn’t want to get out the computer yet. I was handwriting in my notebook.
I heard on a podcast yesterday about an author who writes 1000 words a day. The following day she rereads and edits/deletes words from the previous day and then writes forward from her favorite sentence. I have always adhered to the rule of no editing while you are drafting but have an overload of words in my files. I think this may be a manageable way to get through some words.
June is going to be about revision for me. I plan to use my Bradbury Challenge of reading a poem, short story, and essay as inspiration for the changes I make in my own stories.
Anchors: glass heart, crow, horse, 3 questions
Visual: crow on top of a sign that reads: Danger- No Trespassing