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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: Rhyme Time   July 18th 2008, 4:55 am

The game is quite simple. Instead of explaining it I'll give you an example.

Comical liquid produced by bees. = Funny Honey (comical =funny/ liquid produced by bees = honey.)


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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 18th 2008, 4:56 am

Stupid Cupid


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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 18th 2008, 10:30 pm

Geek sweep?

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 20th 2008, 7:23 pm

motion lotion

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 25th 2008, 8:32 am

sweet sweat

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 26th 2008, 11:48 am

Hell gel?

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 26th 2008, 12:30 pm

black sack

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 26th 2008, 4:25 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   July 26th 2008, 6:02 pm

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No.

Try again: appendage from the lower spine that does not make the grade.

And don't forget to leave one. It sort of kills the game if you don't.
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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   September 25th 2008, 10:56 pm

Extra Spiney

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PostSubject: Re: Rhyme Time   September 23rd 2009, 6:40 pm

I'm still stumped on this one so I'm going to leave a new one.

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