A Dose of Kyle

Writing by Kyle Freelander

Writer Wednesday

Quotes, prompts, inspiration, and more to help writers get back to writing. As always, let me know what you think! If you’re brave enough to post your writing in regards to a prompt, let me know –I would love to check it out! Kyle

 

Stormy weather on a city street

Quotes

“Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.” -Sir Francis Bacon

“My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel –it is, before all, to make you see. That –and no more, and it is everything. If I succeed, you shall find there according to all your deserts: encouragement, consolation, fear, charm –all you demand; and, perhaps, also that glimpse of truth for which you have forgotten to ask.” -Joseph Conrad

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” -Joan Didion

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Prompts

Pick a line of dialogue from the list below and use it to start your piece. Change punctuation as needed.

“Have you seen my sweater?”

“It was too dark for me to see!”

“You don’t understand. I had to go.”

“Nothing is fair in love, war, or badminton.”

“There was only one left.”

“I could say sorry, but I wouldn’t mean it.”

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and more!

How Literature changes your brain for the better: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/how-literature-changes-your-brain-for-the-better

affect v. effect: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/affect-versus-effect?page=all

An editing check list! http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/grammar-girls-editing-checklist

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Looking for more prompts and inspiration? Check out previous Writer Wednesdays! https://kylefreelander.wordpress.com/category/writer-wednesday/

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Write on!

Sky, fog, and clouds on a textured vintage paper background with grunge stains.

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Welcome! A Dose of Kyle is an ever-growing collection of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, random thoughts and musings from the mind of Kyle Freelander. Some of these posts are new works while some are older ones that have been spruced up for the occasion. Feel free to stay and read awhile. Remember, feedback is always appreciated! -Kyle

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