Daily Archives: December 20, 2016

Week Fifty One: A thousand eyes


Really delighted to be asked for a Guest Prompt on this writing project. I am pleased that I managed to create one from scratch and the resulting writing makes a great read!

Squiffy Gnu

For his penultimate prompt, Squiffy welcomes the last guest prompter of the year: Nina Lewis.


Image credit: Courtney Boydston (http://playalargoresort.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Photo-courtesy-of-Courtney-Boydston-Flickr-Creative-Commons-1024×683-1024×480.jpg)

As you read this week’s prompt most of you will be thinking about turkey and cranberries, do you need a festive break? What about pineapple…

We may know pineapple is not a single fruit but a group of berries that have fused together, but Squiffy has only just discovered coalesced berries.

Those berries got him thinking about fusion and so this prompt comes with a myriad of options all linked in some way to Squiffy’s recent discovery.

Use these ideas as a starting point for your writing:

the solid core,

impenetrable things,


torn apart at the seams,

the power of stars.

Oddly enough some of these ideas bring you back to Christmas if you wish to stay festive.

Finally if you want another curve ball here is a retelling of…

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Transaction, poem by Nina Lewis (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)


Recent submissions have been busy. This one flew and nested. Silver Birch Press.


Transaction by Nina Lewis When it all fell through I went shopping. The clothes store had a sale on and I found this hat, stared too long at the reflection of my head wearing it, mirroring thoughts…

Source: Transaction, poem by Nina Lewis (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)