#11. The Most Troubling Phone Call You Hope You Never Receive

The one phone call I hope I never receive is one telling me that something has happened top my brother. That he’s died. I’ve been there before. I got a phone call telling me my Dad was in ICU, that he’d had another stroke, and that I should probably get home as soon as possible, … More #11. The Most Troubling Phone Call You Hope You Never Receive

#9. Write A Single Paragraph That Conveys A Lot About A Character’s Life. Think About How This Can Be Achieved With Voice And Rhythm And Repetition.

Tuesday’s suck. I mean they really suck. Who the fuck invented Tuesdays? They’re the worst day of the week. I have double biology with Mr Jones, the science teacher from hell. Plus, that class is full of stupid boys that think they’re the shit. Ugh. They’re so annoying. Then this whole “split lunch” shit means … More #9. Write A Single Paragraph That Conveys A Lot About A Character’s Life. Think About How This Can Be Achieved With Voice And Rhythm And Repetition.

#6. What’s the Most Expensive Thing You Own? What Was It Like to Buy It?

The most expensive thing that I own isn’t something that I’ve bought myself. It was given to me as a gift, and it’s a necklace with my father’s ashes in it. In fact, I think all the expensive things that I own are things that were given to me as a gift. Partly because I … More #6. What’s the Most Expensive Thing You Own? What Was It Like to Buy It?

#3. Comfort

Comfort is curling up in your favourite spot on the sofa with a warm drink when it’s rainy and cold outside. Comfort is the familiar embrace of your own bed after a long day. Comfort is getting lost in your favourite book, the one with the dog-eared pages and the well-worn spine. Or getting lost … More #3. Comfort