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Just for Today – write about something that makes you smile!

Something that brings a smile to your face will bring a smile to your writing. Whether it be a cooking achievement, a meeting with a friend or a big hug from a loved one – if it makes you smile, try putting it in writing! Enjoy!

Just for Today – Look at things in a different way

Sometimes, looking at things in a different way can spark our creativity. Open your eyes and take another look around! And get writing!

Just for Today – read a story

Photographer: Michael Hanscom taking time out to just read is very important for writers. allow yourself time to wallow in books, short stories, poetry or play scripts. for today, have a read of my latest ABC Open story at the link following: https://open.abc.net.au/explore/89634 I hope you enjoy it!

Just for Today – Break it Down

If you have a writing task that seems almost insurmountable because you dont know where to start, how to continue, where to end – break it down into smaller pieces that are more achievable. dont let your creativity be stifled by the enormity of the task at hand – remember, little steps!

Just for Today – Keep Walking

Sometimes, the path to a successful writing piece is a long and bumpy one! There can be many steps to climb, many hurdles to negotiate. Writers need to be persistent and enduring – keep going, keep writing, keep revising. Your final destination will be worth all the effort!

Just For Today – Check out the Street Art

Just for  Today…check out the street art. A treasure trove of inspiration lies therein! Let the colours and images tell you their story or perhaps you can tell them yours!

Just for Today – Small Things

a splatter of rain drops on shiny green leaves, a crust of ice on a spider’s web – sometimes it’s the small things that stir our creativity. Just for Today – investigate the small things and let them inspire you to write.

Just for Today – Think Coastal

A trip to the beach can reignite the senses so fully and acutely. Grains of sand slipping through fingers, tiny seashells clustered beneath drying seaweed – so many writing prompts in memories past and present. Take some time out to let your senses soak in the salty environment. Enjoy your resultant creativity!

Just for Today – Look for the Picturesque

take a look out and beyond. go for a sightsee and take in the detail – kickstart your imagination. there’s definitely a story out there!

just for Today – a story for you

Photographer: Danny Clark The art of washing up By Diana Harley · · From 500 Words: Family Trait My parents never had a dishwasher and, as many readers of my stories will know, although my current kitchen does sport a fairly modern one, my relationship with that dishwasher has irretrievably broken down. Accordingly, we are…
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