Many of the bloggers I follow use their blog to exercise their writing skills. Several of them are working on writing books. I have no such aspirations. I blog to share my thoughts on life, to share what is going on with me and with my dad, and to share my spirit with those who care to follow along.
That being said, something I read last week about writing prompts got me thinking. What if I tried to write something besides what is going on in my life? What if I tried my hand at fiction?
A novel was too intimidating. I decided to start with a short story. But what to write about? I found a website that offered writing prompts, and one of them was “Bricks” – it brought back a memory from childhood that I have tried to craft into a fictionalized version of a real event.
Now I need to decide if I am brave enough to share it with anyone. If you think you can convince me to publish it here, leave me a comment with a reason why I should.