Writing Prompts

One of the ladies in my writing group brought two pieces Saturday. Both were from writing prompts from another group she’s in.

She’s right when she mentioned how every writer looks at a prompt differently. My first story, “Qui’s Contract,” was written for a prompt along with every other piece in the book Ruins Metropolis. The prompt was the front cover picture. The stories ranged from science fiction to fantasy to mainstream. Cool book!

I’ve been trying to write for another prompt from the same publisher for a new anthology, but while the idea circles in my head, I’m feeling defeated when I try to hammer it out.

Some prompts just fly through my fingertips. Others feel like they’re just not meant to be. Of course, what anyone chooses to do with a prompt is completely up to them.