Write from an Animal’s Viewpoint

My theme this month is nature, so my first prompt is to challenge you to write from an animal’s viewpoint. One of my favorite novels Watership Down is about the epic struggle of a group of rabbits in England as they establish a new warren. It’s fascinating to read how author Richard Adams imagined the… Continue Reading →

Close Our Eyes to Nature

Sight is such a dominant sense in humans that for writers to evoke the other senses, we may need to close our eyes to nature. A few days ago, I sat on the river bank near my home while the kids fished and closed my eyes to tune in my other sense to nature. Below… Continue Reading →

Prompt for Fall Haiku

Since my theme is nature this month, I have to have a haiku prompt, and since it’s September, what could be better than a prompt for fall haiku? I wrote the poem below a few years ago. Fall may still be my favorite season, but my taste seems to be changing. Spring and summer have… Continue Reading →

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