You bump into an ex-lover on Valentine’s Day—the one whom you often call “The One That Got Away.” What happens?
It had been quite some time since Mark had thought about his ex-boyfriend. If anything, he’d done almost everything he possibly could to try and erase any reminder of him from Mark’s life; deleting texts and emails, destroying photographs and letters and drawings, even blocking his number on his phone… but no matter how hard he tried, Mark could never completely erase Andy from his mind.
10 minutes. You and your keyboard (or smartphone. Or tablet. Or pen and paper). No pauses, no edits, no looking back: it’s free-write time!
Matthew sat at his desk, waiting for his ginger tea bag to steep in the boiling hot water contained in his mug. He thought it was quite ironic that whilst his cup said ‘COFFEE TIME, MOTHERFUCKER!!’, he was soon to be enjoying a ginger tea.
Where do you produce your best writing — at your desk, on your phone, at a noisy café? Tell us how the environment affects your creativity.
Well, the bulk of my writing is all done on my phone. On the bus, waiting for a train… It’s always with me and although it’s frustrating because my thumbs constantly hit the wrong keys, it allows me to smash out some posts whilst in transit to and from work which is great – especially when I have soooo many catch up posts to write. Continue reading →