BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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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 – 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

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

START THE WEEK with a creative writing exercise that will work for ever and ever….

Actually, this isn’t a writing exercise at all. It is a writing prompt. There’s a difference: an exercise is designed, it is crafted and – ideally – should be tested … Continue reading

June 22, 2020 · Leave a comment