Wednesday, I pose a new writing challenge here on the blog. These
challenges come from books on writing, classes I've taken on creative
writing, or sometimes just from my own imagination. If you're an author,
hopefully they will help you get your writing juices flowing and help
you improve your craft.
of these challenges may be very good ones or may include an element I
consider highly important for writers to learn...so occasionally I may
cycle through some of my favorites more than once.
?? Want to Participate ??
Wednesday Challenges are open to all readers. In order to participate,
simply comment on the challenge post with your response to the exercise.
Not only is it good practice, but you could win something nifty and
You're writing flash fiction here; it's got to be short, sweet, and to the point. Find out the most important detail you want to focus on and draw it out.
Try to include the sensory detail using senses that aren't often included. Sight is easy; try for taste or smell, or describe physical feelings like roughness, callousness, smooth, gritty, or undulating.