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Flash Fiction: Why and How?

Posted by , in Writing Prompts, Writing Tips 17 September 2014 · 444 views
Flash Fiction, How-to and 1 more...
I thought, this week, that we’d discuss something we host here on GA, and promote weekly on the blog. Flash fiction, namely in the guise of our prompts. Our anthologies are an extension of that as well. But we’ve never really talked about the art of creating these types of short stories—so today we will! I think there are two main questions most people ha...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 18 July 2014 · 374 views

One of the great aspects of GayAuthors is the variety of ways that members can improve their writing, from various writing tips to the availability of editors and beta readers, to these - writing prompts that encourage authors to take a chance and see where a prompt may lead them. Based on the responses we've had in the past, these prompts have a tendenc...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 25 April 2014 · 262 views

I'm back! Well, just for a couple of guest posts to allow Renee to enjoy herself. So we're at the end of the week, and that means we get a chance to explore two new writing prompts, courtesy of our prompt-guru Comicfan. I think you'll like these - I know I can't wait to see what people come up with. But when you do - share it with the rest of the communit...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 03 January 2014 · 480 views
Photo, First Line
Well here we are at the first Friday of the New Year. I hope everyone had fun. As we start the new year I have had people approach me asking about new ideas for the prompts. Considering it isn't the first time I have been approached about this topic, I figured we would give it a try. So, here are your first prompts for 2014

Prompt 290 - Creative
Tag - Ph...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 28 December 2013 · 302 views
New Year, List of Words
It is that time again, prompt time. Hope everyone has been enjoying their holidays. Now on to the prompts.

Prompt 288 – Creative
Tag – New Year
You made a new resolution for yourself this year. Unfortunately on the first day of the New Year problems immediately arose. What was your resolution?

Prompt 289 – Creative
Tag – List of Words
Use the following...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 19 December 2013 · 412 views
First Line, Holiday Special
Well, we made it to another Friday. Did you miss me? I hope you all took the time to read and comment on the Anthology which went live last Thursday. However, it is now time for some new prompts. So consider these my gifts to you, open them and let the fun begin.

Prompt 286 – Creative
Tag – First Line
“Is that really the gift you’re giving him?”


Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 05 December 2013 · 300 views
List of Words, Wonderland
Ah December is upon us and most people are deep into shopping mode. Some people are still fighting to finish their Anthology stories, which are to be in by today if you are smart, and some are busy with their on going stories. Yet I am here to tempt you all with new ideas to write about. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is Friday once again.

Prompt 284 – C...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 29 November 2013 · 469 views
First Line, Birthday Gift
Another Friday has rolled around. Here in the USA it is Black Friday and all the retailers try to get shoppers out and spending their holiday cash. Hopefully before everyone rushes out to do that I can gather a few interested souls in writing a prompt story or two.

Prompt 282 – Creative
Tag – First Line
“I’ve never had to tell this to anyone else, but I...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 21 November 2013 · 358 views
Giving Thanks, List of Words
Here we are again, another Friday. Where has this year gone? Well, looking at the calendar it is now late November, and the Americans are heading toward Thanksgiving. (Sorry, the Canadians have already had theirs and I don't mean to slight them, but I am horrible keeping up with everyone's holidays.) However, no matter where you might be it's getting clos...

Prompt Me!

Posted by , in Writing Prompts 15 November 2013 · 615 views
First Line, The Attraction
Welcome back one and all, for another prompt this fall. Grab your pens and get set, lets see who'll take up this bet.

Prompt 278 – Creative
Tag – First Line
“Please, I can explain.”

Prompt 279 – Creative
Tag – The Attraction
You have been hired to create a new attraction at the amusement park. You were told to let your imagination run wild, but your att...