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Monthly Writing Prompt
For this month's writing prompt write a scene using the following sentence to start;

The streets were deserted. Where was everyone? Where had they all gone?

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Our monthly writing tips are written by our very own TerishD. You can read more in Terish's Blog located in "The Abstractions" area of the forum.

Look Back

When not able to write ahead, it helps to look back. In my case I had written a paragraph ahead of the story. What I needed to do was add a section of exposition (talking) presenting some facts. In going back, I realized that I could insert a section where a 'tour' of the surroundings could be done. This allowed for character interaction, story development, and other things that enabled me to present the facts in an entertaining manner.

One should not face a writer's block with the mentality of bursting through it. I have found in my own experience that a writer's block is usually due to my mind indicating that it has a problem in 'channeling' the story. One reason might be a re-imagining of certain story points. Another reason however is that there is a problem in where you are at in the story, so you need to look back and find out the problem with the 'journey' that prevents the tale from advancing.

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PostSubject: fig tree very lovely   December 15th 2015, 6:33 am

Fig Tree very lovely

The fig tree in winters Is an eight armed skeleton
beyond help and no doctor nice will help this
because the tree is ugly and shudders when touched.
In the spring, the fig tree has none eloquent leaves never quite green and
never quite sepia. In the fall, it is the sweetest of all fought over by man and birds.
When its fruit has is picked it is an unloved tree again

I know of an honourable man they said he had erred
and he lost his wife, villa and swimming pool where his
beloved seals swam and at social gathering he was meanly
ignored and there were sniggers about seals.
His poverty was caused by bad investments that made him poor
and the poverty struck deserves no sympathy.
He felt like a fig tree in the depth of winter, when fall came he won his money back
and was loved by his friends again
but he kept the fruit of his labour by himself.
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