This chatter is brought to you by rain, rain, and rain, and the color of all those flowers being drowned. So, yeah, here in my little corner of the planet April showers brought May showers. I sincerely regret that I never thought to teach my dog to wear galoshes when he was a pup.
Speaking of regrets: Don’t y’all feel badly that you missed the 2015 Re-Intro of Flamestorming? I sure do feel badly for you. We had timed writing sprints there, and it was all big fun. As RicoChey put forth yesterday, different styles of prompts inspire writers (with the exception of prompt floozies), and writing games can very well lend insight to just what kind of writer you want to be.
I learn something new with every prompt and writing game. In fact, discovering that each writing discussion and exercise does indeed offer such learning experiences is equally important to me as that amazing feeling that comes with completing a larger work. And learning what limitations I have at the introduction of a game or project is equally as important as new revelations of style and voice that might come in the midst of a project.
Today, I invite you to tell me about your best (and worst, if you wish) writing prompt experiences. What did you learn? Did it change the way you approached your craft? Did you discover a yet unrealized and astonishing trait? #talktome