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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: visitors   April 16th 2017, 6:52 am

Visitors

I was walking around with my camera
but its eye didn`t find anything of interest
only olive trees, bushes and ploughed
I have seen it a before in all seasons and glory
and sun dried straws.
I`m into people now
that is the problem there are no one here anymore
only inbreeds and you can`t make much sense out of them.
An English family are on vacation.
Laughter
Music
Sex
Wine
They are so young not much meeting of the mind and as
for music, my interest stopped at the beetles and if I`m
some girls called Spice.

I will be a Vogue photographer
be famous, paid well and look at nice girls.

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