BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Friday Picture Writing Prompt – Shoes Take You Places

They can be magical like Dorothy’s ruby slippers in The Wizard of Oz or mud-caked and work-worn like the boots painted by Van Gogh They can reveal character. Think of … Continue reading

August 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Friday Picture Writing Prompt – leap into the fantastic

This photograph stopped me in my tracks. There’s something delicious about the colours and the lines of the uniform. Out of context the men might be taken for actors or … Continue reading

August 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Friday Writing Prompt – give a voice to the quiet

The title of this quiet painting is Nordic Summer Evening. If you were there, standing on the balcony watching this couple, you’d probably only hear sounds from the water: a … Continue reading

August 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Friday Picture Writing Prompt – an original love story

A cat in love with his reflection….But does he know who he is looking at? Does he have a sense of self? My grandfather’s dog fell in love with his … Continue reading

July 30, 2021 · 2 Comments

Friday Picture Writing Prompt – who knows where it will lead…

There’s a certain slant of light,on winter afternoons,That oppresses, like the weightOf cathedral tunes Emily Dickinson Using the image and the poem as a springboard, create an atmospheric passage of … Continue reading

July 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Friday Picture Writing Prompt – who knows where it will lead…

A dark picture and I’m not just referring to the way the photographer has lit the man’s face. Jot down three words to describe this image and then start writing. … Continue reading

July 16, 2021 · 2 Comments

Friday Writing Prompt – who knows where it will lead…

The elderly gentleman standing at the back has noticed something or someone approach to the left of the picture. So has the young girl sitting in front. Perhaps the woman … Continue reading

July 9, 2021 · 2 Comments

Friday Picture Writing Prompt – who knows where it will take you

This book changed a life….

July 2, 2021 · 3 Comments

Friday Writing Prompt

A Picture + An Idea = who knows what or where it will take you They have not just got married. Photo credit: thituzi from Pixabay

June 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Friday Writing Prompt

A Picture + An Idea = Who knows what or where it will take you Write down five things she can see.Write down five emotions. Attach an emotion to each … Continue reading

June 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Friday Writing Prompt

A Picture + An Idea = who knows what… What are they saying to each other? Five minute writing exercise

June 11, 2021 · Leave a comment