• Hi Monica!
    Yes, times flies (I’ll resist the temptation to use the Latin phrase), I’m actually slowing the letter challenges down now to every two weeks rather than each week – mainly because there was a period when I couldn’t keep up with the pace myself.

    And if something’s worth doing, then it’s worth doing right. . .I look forward to reading…[Read more]

  • And on to the letter J.

    Below are 10 words each beginning with the letter J.

    Write a story and include all the listed words.

    Jackal.
    Jacuzzi.
    Jamboree.
    January.
    Jet.
    Join.
    Jolt.
    Journey.
    Jumbo.
    Juxtapose.

  • Time for some fun with the letter I.

    Below are 10 words beginning with the letter I, and all have the same prefix of “Inter.”

    Write a story and include all the listed words.

    Interchange.
    Intergalactic.
    Interlock.
    Intermediate.
    Intermingle.
    Intermission.
    Interpose.
    Intersect.
    Interstellar.
    Interweave.

    Some of these words have very similar…[Read more]

  • Jules posted a new activity comment 3 weeks ago

    Hello Mama and welcome to Thinkr. There are many groups here that you can join, some are more active than others. Personally, I am Admin of the “Writer’s Lounge,” a group I began because of an interest in fictional writing, and although I’m a bit behind in my updating, the group is functional. Feel free to join if you have a desire to write…[Read more]

  • This week we pronounce our Aitches, or H to us normal folk.

    Below are 10 words all beginning with the letter H.

    Write a short story, a poem, your version of Homer’s Iliad, or anything that takes your fancy, but remember to include all the words listed below. Oh . . . I keep forgetting to mention, plurals are allowed where…[Read more]

  • Now that’s a classic song. And for a bit of trivia, it was Flo & Eddie from the Turtles who went on to join the Zappa group for a short while.

  • And so on to the letter G.

    Below are 10 words all beginning with the letter G.

    Write a story, an epic, a poem, but remember to include all the words listed below.

    Galvanise.
    Garden.
    Geometry.
    Glamour.
    Gluttony.
    Glycerine.
    Gossamer.
    Grapple.
    Grime.
    Gutter.

  • I have to say that since I have been doing this the weeks have just flown by to such an extent that I am having trouble trying to keep up with it all. But never mind, that’s my concern and does not extend to anyone else.

    So, on to this week’s challenge. And that of course is the letter F.

    Listed below are 10 words which all begin with the letter…[Read more]

  • I think my notifications must be messed up; I had no idea that you posted this until late last night. Oh well, never mind.

    I see you’ve adopted the “to be continued” format for your story! That’s quite a nifty idea and look forward to the next part.

    Keep up the good work.

  • Quarter Life Crisis and Profile picture of JulesJules are now friends 2 months ago

  • It’s that time again, so with no further ado.

    Below are 10 words all beginning with the letter E.

    Write a short story, a poem, or anything that you like, but remember to include all the words.

    Have at it.

    Eastern.
    Ecclesiastical.
    Education.
    Effigy.
    Eliminate.
    Energise.
    Entertain.
    Eulogy.
    Evaporate.
    Extraterrestrial.

  • Jules replied to the topic Word Challenge in the forum Group logo of Writer’s LoungeWriter's Lounge 2 months ago

    The lab was in darkness when Claudia returned; everyone had gone home at their usual time, but Claudia had some unfinished work that she simply must complete before the morning. It didn’t really matter how long this was going to take she just knew that she had to knuckle down and get on with it. From her part of the lab area she had to turn a full…[Read more]

  • Hello Michelle Kelly, and thank you for taking part in this writing forum. I seem to remember you from Thoughts? If not, then there was someone with an identical username.
    Anyway, loved the story and I had to smile when I read the last paragraph and the sneaky way you included that.

    Hope you feel inspired to write more in the future.

  • I’m not so sure I understand you. If you join the group then you will be able to post within it, it is open to anyone wishing to join. You will not be able to post from the outside – meaning if you do not join. […]

  • Jules started the topic Word Challenge in the forum Group logo of Writer’s LoungeWriter's Lounge 2 months, 1 week ago

    It’s Monday! D-Day, quite literally.

    Below are 10 words all beginning with the letter D.

    Write a story, a poem, an intergalactic novel, or anything else that takes your fancy, but remember to include all the words listed below.

    Get with it!

    Write.

    Darkness.
    Decency.
    Dependant.
    Diabolical.
    Disposable.
    Dormant.
    Drastic.
    Durable.
    Dwarf.
    Dystopian.

  • Being one of the most mischievous little imps on the planet, Geoffrey lived up to his reputation both in and out of school. As far as his parents were concerned they didn’t deserve the nine year old nightmare that was Geoffrey. What made matters worse was the fact that Geoffrey was cerebral, meaning he was very good at out smarting most people…[Read more]

  • Jules posted a new activity comment 2 months, 1 week ago

    Cripes Monica you sound really busy. There’s no rush, the previous challenges are going nowhere so they will always be ready when you are.

    • Ok! I am finally getting some routine down. As long as I keep the TV off this weekend I will accomplish some stuff. ….I think. 😀

  • Yes, you guessed it. Third week, third word challenge, and keeping things in chronological order it must be the letter C.

    Below are 10 words which all begin with the letter C.

    Write a short story (or long) and incorporate all the letters provided. The story can be about anything you like, and be of any genre you like. And as always, the words…[Read more]

  • Frieda loved the great outdoors and vast empty spaces, the bigger the better. So it came as no surprise that, when a good friend of hers won two tickets for an hour long trip in a hot air balloon, she jumped at the opportunity when she got the invite to fly high in the sky. There wasn’t enough excitement in her life these days and everything had…[Read more]

  • This week we move on to the letter B.
    Listed below are 10 words beginning with the letter B. As per usual, include the words in any order you like, the story can be about anything you like, and it can be of any genre.

    Backward.
    Balloon.
    Beach.
    Behaviour.
    Betrayal.
    Border.
    Botany.
    Bracket.
    Broken.
    Bump.

    On your marks. . .
    Write!

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