Tag: Poetry

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Just For Today – Check out the Street Art

Just for ┬áToday…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 – Look Through The Window

Look in…or, look out. take a peek inside or a peek out. do it quickly or take your time and just stare. stories are out there…or in there – Be Inspired!!

Just for Today – Writing Building Blocks

sometimes, our writing pieces need to be built over time. expecting to get a piece finished in one go is not always possible. so, keep your drafts and ideas in a physical form or hard copy and dont be shy about going back to them for inspiration or inclusion in other writing projects you may…
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Just for Today – Take a Drive

on your bike, in your car or just on foot – keep your eyes open and your ears listening. inspiration for a new writing piece (or an old one) may not come straight away, but it will be processed by that incredible brain of yours and stored away for later use. so…while your memory gets…
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Just for Today – write about night

have you ever witnessed a lightning show at night? can you remember how magnificent the flashes of light were and how amazing it was to watch the night sky be illuminated by the power of nature? harness some of that force and some of those memories and let them light up your writing! be a…
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Just for Today – Everything Old is New Again

This lovely old Christmas tree decoration reminded me of how memories are attached to many things that form part of our lives. Those memories can span a whole range of emotions. And attached to each of those memories and emotions is a story and a writing opportunity. Have a look around and get those stories…
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Just for Today – think colour

Sometimes our writing lacks “colour” – look at your pieces in terms of colour. Is there more you can do to add depth, sparkle, understanding to your writing? Let a little colour help!