This former car dealership showroom turned brewery conference room was great for sitting amongst some kegs of aging beer and learning more about writing.
From the various handouts and prompts a few standout for me:
I chose from a list of Writing Quotes “I hate writing, I love having written.” –Dorothy Parker
From this choice I wrote:
I completely agree – I hated writing and all “English” classes all the way through school. Too many rules! I saved Writing 101 for my last class of my Twenty-Year Two-Year degree.
When life cracked me open after my dog died I started writing about her to preserve my memories. I love that.
Another exercise was to choose a utensil from a pile of spoons, forks and knives. I chose a damaged fork with an ornate handle.
From this I wrote:
My writing about life with Sarrah covers one part perfectionist, one part bent, another damaged and lastly ending realigned differently – All working together for a carved cause.
Some other prompts of interest to me were:
A turning point
Start with a line of dialogue/conversation