Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 30 - Grab a Newspaper, Quick


Grab that paper and write…a newspaper that is…

“If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play at it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.”
~ Bob Hope

Headlines to help you with thoughts, ideas to a provide realistic writing prompts:
“Run over on a Florida beach: can’t Americans walk anywhere at all?”
“No Flat for Cats”
“App Tells You Whether Your Date is a ‘Keeper’ or ‘Crazy'”
“Talking about a stinky subject”

Look up these headlines, of merely use them to help you come up with subjects for your storylines. What direction will you choose? Have you found other stories out there? Share them here or elsewhere, but write and enjoy.
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Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 31 - Elementary Dear What’s Your Name


A look at a better story driven character and your connection as a writer…

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This week’s episode was brought to you by Enchanted Travel Tales (
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Featured Quote:
“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930), (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear, 1915

Featured Short Story:
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Adventure 4 – The Boscombe Valley Mystery
By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 32 - Search for Your Voice


John releases some inner voices…what do you release in your writing…

If you are an author in search of readers or have comments about our show, contact us:
ramblingverser@storyinstitute.com
615-431-WRIT (9748)

This week’s episode was brought to you by Enchanted Travel Tales (
www.enchantedtraveltales.com), bringing travel, magic, and fun to your holidays.

Featured Quotes:
“Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything.”
Henry Miller

“Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.”
William Shakespeare
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Story Institute RamblingVerser - Episode 33 - Believe Your Characters


Do you believe in your characters? OK, but do you have faith in your characters to live beyond the time you put them on paper? Is there a difference? Listen and engage in the writing prompts.

Featured Quote:
Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
Edith Hamilton

Inspiration for this week’s conversation:
Six Characters in Search of an Author is the most famous and celebrated play by the Italian writer Luigi Pirandello

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