Tag: The Sin Series

The Fear of Unoriginality

The Fear of Unoriginality

Today I’m going to talk about my favorite WIP. I’m one of those writers who loves first drafts, and basically never gets to a second draft.  I have two WIPs that have made it to draft two: this is one of them.  It’s my favorite story to write and has the most lively characters.  The world in my head is so expansive that I’ve started two spinoffs (last year’s Camp NaNo novel, Quest, is one of them). The first story I ever wrote, the one I started drafting when I was twelve, is Fate.  I was heavily inspired by Tamora Pierce’s The Circle of […]

Posted May 3, 2019 in Memes, Writing // 8 Comments //
15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Racism”

15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Racism”

Fifteen Minute Ficlets (#15MF) is a weekly Sunday writing challenge hosted here on The Literary Phoenix.  Based on a single word, write a short story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word.  You never know what you’ll end up with! “Racism” noun 1. prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior. 2. the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish […]

Posted December 10, 2017 in Flash Fiction, Memes // 0 Comments //
15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Maddening”

15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Maddening”

Fifteen Minute Ficlets (#15MF) is a weekly Sunday writing challenge hosted here on The Literary Phoenix.  Based on a single word, write a short story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word.  You never know what you’ll end up with! “Maddening” adjective 1. extremely annoying; infuriating. Study Time The delicate chiming noise permeated the air in the nearly empty library. Jacob ignored it. Heavy tones surrounded him in a fortress of mechanical engineering secrets and academic prowess.  No less than seven books were opened on the […]

Posted September 17, 2017 in Memes // 5 Comments //
15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Sunrise”. – #15MF

15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Sunrise”. – #15MF

Fifteen Minute Ficlets (#15MF) is a weekly Sunday writing challenge hosted here on The Literary Phoenix.  Based on a single word, write a short story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word.  You never know what you’ll end up with! “Sunrise” noun 1.  The time in the morning when the sun appears or full daylight arrives. 2.  The colors and light visible in the sky on an occasion of the sun’s first appearance in the morning, considered as a view or spectacle.   Preparing for the […]

Posted August 27, 2017 in Memes // 2 Comments //
15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Bestial”

15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Bestial”

Fifteen Minute Ficlets (#15MF) is a weekly Sunday writing challenge hosted here on The Literary Phoenix.  Based on a single word, write a short story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word.  You never know what you’ll end up with! “Bestial” adjective 1. of or like an animal or animals. 2. savagely cruel and depraved.   Daniel The moon was rising. A young boy, barely nine summers, sat on a fallen log in the forest behind his family’s manor home.  The great house was locked and […]

Posted August 13, 2017 in Memes // 2 Comments //
15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Maelstrom”

15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Maelstrom”

15 Minute Ficlets is a weekly challenge based on the original 15 Minute Ficlets LiveJournal Community.  Since this community has been defunct since 2013, I’ve decided to resurrect the challenge on my blog as a weekly Sunday writing challenge.  If there’s interest, I’ll turn this into a meme (link up in the comments if you try it!).  In the meanwhile, the rules: Based on a single word, write a story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word.  You never know what you’ll end up with! maelstrom You […]

Posted March 19, 2017 in Memes // 4 Comments //