On n’est pas sorti de l’auberge (Achilles’ exploits pt.2)

Writing 101, Days Seven and Eight: Give and Take (Draft) Day 7: Focus today’s post on the contrast between two things. The twist? Write the post in the form of a dialogue. Day 8: Go to a public location and make a detailed report of what you see. The twist of the day? Write the post without adverbs. I thought it would be interesting to mix … Continue reading On n’est pas sorti de l’auberge (Achilles’ exploits pt.2)

Achilles Harvent (Achilles’ exploits pt.1)

Today, you’ll write about the most interesting person you’ve met in 2014. In your twist, develop and shape your portrait further in a character study. –This is actually the description of a character called Achilles Harvent, whom I first imagined a few months ago, and used in small stories with a fantastic setting.   Even upon knowing Achilles for quite some time now, he still … Continue reading Achilles Harvent (Achilles’ exploits pt.1)

Ep7: Writing 101, Day Five: Be Brief

You discover a letter on a path that affects you deeply. Today, write about this encounter. And your twist? Be as succinct as possible. The letter seemed to be tucked inside a very fancy looking envelope, and the recipient’s and sender’s names and addresses were washed away by the water leftover from this mornings rainfall; the only thing I could still make out was “Kevin”. I … Continue reading Ep7: Writing 101, Day Five: Be Brief

Ep6: Writing 101, Day Four: The Serial Killer

Writing 101 is an initiative that encourages new and seasoned bloggers to improve their writing and blogging habits and encourage them to write everyday. I haven’t published days 1 through 3 for various reasons (mostly because I thought whatever I wrote was uninteresting). Today’s assignment goes as follows: “Today, write about a loss. The twist: make this the first post in a three-post series.” The town square has always been the main … Continue reading Ep6: Writing 101, Day Four: The Serial Killer