Years later, they re-opened borders gladly. Continue reading
Anyone who loves creative writing should really give this a whirl! Coming up with the perfect six words to get your point across is a great weekly writing exercise, and there’s a lots of friendly feedback from the participants over at Nicola’s blog.
I was motivated to write a review of this book because it was recommended so enthusiastically by my 12YO daughter. She’s recently read it at school, and enjoyed it so much she persuaded me to order it on Amazon so she could have her own copy. The cover design , with the menacing image of a bar code overlaid on a human eye, hints darkly at a dystopian tale of a population under the thumb of a totalitarian government.
Helen’s prompt for Song Lyric Sunday the week before last was a song about the relationship between parent and child. I know I’m a bit late for the party here (as in, the party was over last week, the bottles have been taken to the recycling bank and the carpet has been steam-cleaned), but this prompt gave me so many ideas that I had to chip in!
He divided the world. Us. Them. – my entry for this week’s Six Word Story Challenge – why don’t you head over to Nicola’s blog, have a read of some awesome bite size stories, and see if you can come up with one yourself?!
I couldn’t let them blame you.