(At least, I think they're metaphors. Metaphors include similes. I'm probably wrong.) These are some rather humorous phrases I've seen floating around the web. Many of them are so full on non-sequitors that any moderately sane writer wouldn't apply; and, as a result, are just downright hilarious to read. I'll admit I'd love to use … Continue reading Some Unusual Metaphors + Writer’s Prompt #6
I've published a book and released it to the public for the first time, but is that an excuse to sit back and be lazy this summer? In the immortal words of Luke Skywalker.... You said it, kid. I'm Allison the Writer, after all. How could I not write? I mentioned some time before in … Continue reading Writing Goals (for Now)
My novelette, Secrets in Seaport, has been featured by Ryann Ravenwood, a Figment user and aspiring writer. Thank you, Ryann! 🙂 Featured Pieces.
Not too long ago, I discovered a site called Young Writers Society. Run by a man named Nate and a doting team of moderators, it is a fantastic platform for teens to post and share their writings and grow as writers through peer review. I've been a member there for a few months now, participated … Continue reading Young Writers Society = Awesome
I mentioned earlier that a Figment user has been sharing her daily writing prompts with us. Today, I was inspired to write a short piece based on her latest prompt: Put two people who hate each other in an elevator for 12 hours. What happens? Naturally, it had to be about Cece and Jack. 😉 … Continue reading “Stuck in an Elevator”
In a Figment writing group where I've been fairly active, a user has been posting some daily writing prompts. They're a lot of fun, and they usually begin with a couple of words. Instead of giving you a vague prompt to do this week, I'm going to do something more in this new style. Prompt: … Continue reading Writing Prompt #5 – The Edge
Today, I was reading a children's book out loud for the fun of it. The book was Be a Perfect Person in Three Days by Stephen Manes. It chronicles the misadventure of a young boy named Milo Crinkley, who discovers a book of the same name as Manes' book in his library and reads it … Continue reading Allison the … Narrator?