The Sounds Poems Make

Since April (poetry month) is approaching, I thought I'd repost this one featuring poetry and musicians. When learning poetry, one learns the different forms of poetry along with a particular culture or history. They are a part of literature, such as meter and rhyme, and of the assumption that poetry is mastery of the language. [...]

Stories Based on Song Lyrics Writing Prompt- Part 3

We are continuing our stories based on song lyrics. The prompt was to write a short story, no longer than 1500 words, based on lyrics from your favorite song. Watch the videos so you have a better understanding of the story. Staring into the fridge, her eyes narrowed. She’d grown to appreciate his sidestepping the [...]

Stories Based on Song Lyrics Writing Prompt

Today, I’m excited to introduce you to the first set of stories created from song lyrics. I provided the writing prompt for writers to search their favorite lyrics and base a story on it. These lyrics may or may not be their favorites, but they’re definitely impressive. I’ve placed the video before the story, so [...]

Marches to the Beat of a Different Activity

I met India Daram on Goodreads, but I’ve gotten to know her through this interview. From what I read, she’s a strong woman who isn’t afraid of chances and change. In some ways, I can relate to India, who is an expat and loves to travel. “Upside, inside out [India’s] livin la vida loca”, so [...]

Let’s Talk Television

Since living in Germany, I probably watch more television series than when I lived in the States. Maybe it’s my way of connecting with English speakers. Maybe it helps my creativity, which it has in the past. Whatever the reason, the television shows I watch have an underlying commonality. They all kick ass in one [...]