Thursday, June 28, 2012

Cook Up a Story! - Writing Prompt

Write a story that includes a scenes where one or more of your characters are cooking. It can be as long or as short as you want. You can even right a poem about cooking if you prefer. Write about your favorite meal or write about something that tastes really bad. Make it funny or serious.
Make it really special and include one of your familie's favorite recipes.  Here's one Storee's family enjoys in the summer.

Cucumber and Watermelon Salad
6 cups cubed seeded watermelon
4 cups cubed English cucumber
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar (optional)
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

Place the watermelon and cucumber cubes in a large bowl, and gently toss with the salt and sugar. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 15 minutes, then gently toss one last time before serving.
Serves 5 : Amount Per Serving Calories: 48 | Total Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 0mg
This recipe origianlly appeard on All Recipes webite

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Look, It's a Bird! - Writing Prompt

Birds live in your neighborhood and all over the world. They eat bugs and seeds and  help plants grow. You probably hear them singing in the morning. Storee has a birdbath in her yard. She likes to watch the cardinals and blue jays flap their wings and splash in the water.

Write a story about a bird. It can be fiction or nonfiction. The bird can be as tiny as hummingbird or as large as Emperor Penguin.  The author of the best story posted on this blog will receive a free copy of Storee Wryter Gets A Dog.

Recommended for Kids and Parents
Backyard Birds of the Piedmont
by Suzanne Walls

Thursday, June 14, 2012

I Can't Believe He Did That! -Writing Prompt

It's Almost Father's Day. Write a story about something your father did that surprised you.  Did he build a boat in the garage? Catch a record breaking fish? Tell you a  story so funny you laughed so hard milk came out your nose? Did he turn green when you threw up when you had the flu? 

 Father's do a lot for their families and one way you can let him know how much you care is to write a story and present it to him on Father's Day.

The best story posted on the the blog will earn the writer a free copy of Stoeree Wryter Gets a Dog

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Let's Get Cookin' - Writing Prompt

Win an autographed copy of Storee Wryter Gets a Dog!

Write a story about cooking a meal or a dish that you love or hate.
What would you make for your best friend's birthday?
Maybe you're planning a family picnic. What food will you take? Does everyone like it?
How about a story about how much you love peach pie. Do you hate spinach? Write a story about the dangers of easting green things.  Have some fun with it.

June Bonus: Post your story on the blog for a chance to win an autographed copy of Storee Wryter Gets a Dog. Entries must be posted by midnight June 13th Eastern time to be eligible to win.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Let's Go Barefoot! Writing Prompt

June 1st is Let's Go Barefoot Day. Write a story about what it feels like to go barefoot or write something about what could happen if you walk around with no shoes on. Make it funny or mysterious. Make it fact or fiction.  Have fun feeling the grass between your toes!

If that doesn't tickle your writing fancy, try writing about one of these June holidays instead:

Say Something Nice Day – June 1

National Bubba Day – June 2

Leave the Office Early Day – June 2

National Itch Day – June 3

Be-Bop-a-Lula Day – June 6

National Shampoo Week – June 7-13