Writers In a New York Airport are Writing Stories For Flyers

Writers In a New York Airport are Writing Stories For Flyers

When I think of reading in airports I think of Dan Brown novels, the latest thriller book, and very limited options when it comes to deciding what to pickup at the terminal’s book and magazine shop. Writers Gideon Jacobs and Lexie Smith are about to change all of that.    The two writers set up shop at what used to be a Hudson News kiosk in Terminal A of New York’s La Guardia Airport, offering flyers a writing nook stacked with books, decorated with wooden furniture and rugs, and adorned with a vintage typewriter. In their nooks, they’re writing short …

The Bookstr Team Really Came Out of Their Cage For This Wacky Writing Prompt

The Bookstr Team Really Came Out of Their Cage For This Wacky Writing Prompt

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A couple days ago I wrote an article about my favorite writing prompts on Reddit, and it got me thinking: it can’t be all that difficult to come up with my own, and I do have a handful of writers at my daily disposal. Because there are five of us and attention spans are generally not that attentive, I came up with a prompt and gave it a 500 word limit:   You’re watching Judge Judy reruns when there’s a knock at the door. It’s Nicolas Cage. He pushes past you, takes your spot on the couch, and says, “You know, I’ve always …

15 Writing Prompts That Are the Golden Ticket to Your Writing Career

15 Writing Prompts That Are the Golden Ticket to Your Writing Career

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I’m a daydreamer. I’ll see something interesting, hear something interesting and end up spending the next twenty minutes to several hours creating a world based on what-if and what-could-be’s. That’s one of the reasons why I love writing prompts so much: someone else did the hard work, created an interesting moment to expand upon. Reddit’s r/WritingPrompts subreddit is one of my favorites, and I’m sure it’ll be one of your favorites in no time too.   I’ve put together a list of fifteen of my favorite writing prompts from the subreddit, just to tickle your fancy. Click through and read the best responses, maybe …