Although Christmas is over, I have one more prompt for the holiday. Romance is the one genre I find the most difficult to get interested in. So if you are inspired by this photo to write a scene for a Christmas romance, especially if you are a seasoned Hallmark Christmas movie fan, please share below…. Continue Reading →
What Christmas story in the speculative fiction genre can you write from this photo? Is the knocked-over tree a sign of an alien abduction? The only proof of a battle between good and evil? Or maybe the animals who called this tree home just want it back. Share your inspiration below?
Here’s a typical Christmas scene, relatives or friends baking. How would you use this in a Christmas mystery? Share below! “Did you put in the vanilla?” Aunt Delia asked. “Yes.” I stirred the thick batter. “I’ve made this a hundred times.” “Doesn’t hurt to double check.” I stopped stirring. “Do you think it’s dumb or… Continue Reading →
This month on my blog, the theme is Christmas. Anything and everything Christmas. For Monday Sparks, I’ll post a photo and suggest a style of writing or genre for a Christmas story. For the photo above, I chose historical fiction because it looks like sleighs are gliding ahead of a horse with a rider, who… Continue Reading →
My theme this month is music, not just Christmas music, but I thought I might as well tie it in with the holiday. I’ve always like songs in minor keys, so some of my favorite Christmas songs are “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”, “What Child is This?”, and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.” I also… Continue Reading →