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Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again...   on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey I think we have all wondered about what happens when you die.  If you are an atheist, imagine that you have died and discovered there is a god... and she is mad at you and Bill Maher.  Or, if [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 31st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Time for some writing… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Make a list of at least 10 wishes you have for another person.  My favorite ‘wish’ poem is by the late, great Lucille Clifton, “wishes for sons”. (You can find the poem at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15601.  It is hilarious.)  Hopefully Lucille has provided some great inspiration.  [...]

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Prompt your writing...  on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Liar, liar, pants on fire, hanging on a telephone wire! Write a poem about yourself in which absolutely nothing is the truth. ___________________________ FICTION PROMPT by Redd Williams Write about a family picnic. Where is it? Who is there? Get creative [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 April 20th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about your shadow.  Webster’s defines it as “partial darkness or obscurity within a part of space from which rays from a source of light are cut off by an interposed opaque body.” How does your shadow change [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:11-07:00 April 12th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Well, write already… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Generate a list of 7 random nouns and then write at least two words that rhyme with them (or slant rhyme) – the more random and unrelated the better.  Use these words to create couplets and make sense of them in [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:12-07:00 April 5th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Why not try one of these on for size... on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about the last meal you ate. Who were you with?  Did you meet a friend?  Were you alone?  Did the food give you indigestion?  What did you wish you ate instead?  Did [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 15th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey  Sometimes all it takes is a few words or ideas on the page to get you started.  Quit giving yourself anxiety.  Tell your self-critic to shut up… and use a writing prompt.  Copy it down so you are no longer staring at a vacuous space on your computer screen or sheet of paper. If you need [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26-07:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Suffer from writer’s block?  That’s no excuse. Here’s my advice:  sometimes all it takes is a few words on the page to get you started.  Every weekend, I will post writing prompts to help you get those creative juices flowing.  If you need more than just a kick in the pants to get going, take out [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:27-07:00 February 22nd, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!