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Rewriting the narrative (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

11. Not everyone gets to say goodbye.

12. Changes are changes. That is all.

13. The lone warrior won their respect.

14. The visionary didn’t see history repeating.

15. She dared and called their bluff.

16. The front line was strictly avant-garde.

17. On the scene, rewriting the narrative.

[June prompts: hard truth, changes, lone warrior, the visionary, she dared, front line, on the scene.]

Thesaurus (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

4. The unknown _______ _______. Fill in the blanks.

5. Stop lying. You’ll give yourself away.

6. The showman relied on looked for found his old timeworn thesaurus.

7. The new kid sang old songs.

8. Overcoming stage fright, enjoying the limelight.

9. The peacemaker’s plan was disarmingly simple.

10. Reaching new heights made her dizzy.

[June prompts: the unknown, real you, the showman, new kid, stage fright, peace maker, new heights.]

Unafraid (word prompts)

“The main inhibitor for creativity is just being scared…. You’re afraid that your ideas aren’t good enough. If you can get over that hump where you don’t care whether your ideas are any good or not, then you can be successful.” James Kochalka

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

28. She can. Of course she can.

29. She was unafraid… and dangerously optimistic.

30. School’s out! Now life’s lessons begin.

31. Writers gonna write, prompted or not.

1. Reputation shmeputation. It’s actions that matter.

2. Leap? I’m happy with baby steps.

3. Foolhardy, he was clearly not responsible.

[May/June prompts: she can…, unafraid, school’s out!, (no prompt), the lion, leap, daredevil.]

P.S. The background image is a detail of one of the new little paintings which I wrote about in my previous post.

Abbreviate (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram. [Bonus: this particular micropoem can be sung/rapped to the INXS song Mediate.]

21. I love this song! Let’s dance!

22. Colour spoke to her, making mischief.

23. Heat wave? In winter? Doubt it!

24. Her pastime, her joy, her art.

25. Pollinate, abbreviate, sublimate, time won’t wait.

26. Staff meeting. Present. Yes, just me.

27. Goal maker. Risk taker. Tea break-er.

[May prompts: energy boost, colour love, heat wave, pastime, pollinate, staff meeting, goal-maker.]

P.S. And yes, the background is a detail of another new little painting which I will write about in my next post.

Optimist preferred (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few favourites on Instagram.

14. Does a prize-winning rose smell sweeter?

15. This is not a rehearsal. Action!

16. Ironically, helping is not always helpful.

17. Her geometric art collection was unparalleled.

18. Visionary seeks benefactor. Eternal optimist preferred.

19. The artist’s eye continuously arranges reality.

20. I choose love, today and always.

[May prompts: prize bloom, action!, the helper, collector, the visionary, artist’s eye, choices.]

P.S. The background is a detail of my latest painting which I will be writing about in my next post.