Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19

I wrote earlier today about personal struggles I am having deciding what to post on Brave and Reckless during these uncertain times (While Rome Burns).  My very wise friend Georgiann Carlson at Rethinking Life reminded me that I am known for my writing/creativity prompts and that it would make sense for me to collect and publish writing … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19

Brave and Reckless ‘I am more than breath and bone’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

One of my favorite Brave and Reckless writing challenges from 2017 was the phrase ‘I am more than breath and bone’.  This worthy prompt will serve as my April Creativity Challenge and I look forward to seeing what new pieces of writing or art it might inspire. The Rules Write or create an original piece … Continue reading Brave and Reckless ‘I am more than breath and bone’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

Brave and Reckless Quickfire Creativity Prompt Challenge: ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’

The song that has been playing in my head since the Corona Virus started hitting close to home is REM’s It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine).  I have given up on trying to get it out of my head (pointless, apparently) and have decided to instead embrace … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Quickfire Creativity Prompt Challenge: ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’

‘MOON ATE THE DARK’ CREATIVITY PROMPT CHALLENGE

I have started to post the fabulous responses to the Moon Ate the Dark Creativity Prompt Challenge on Brave and Reckless.  I hope you have been enjoying them as much as I have.  I strongly encourage all my followers- newbies and experienced- to submit as well. The Rules Write or create an original piece that embraces … Continue reading ‘MOON ATE THE DARK’ CREATIVITY PROMPT CHALLENGE

Brave and Reckless ‘Moon Ate The Dark’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

One of my favorite writing challenges I hosted on Brave and Reckless since I launched the blog was the Moon Ate the Dark Challenge back in 2017.  I still love the prompt and would love to see what new pieces of writing or art it might inspire. The Rules Write or create an original piece that embraces … Continue reading Brave and Reckless ‘Moon Ate The Dark’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

Announcing Christine’s January 2020 Movie Musical Creativity Prompt Challenge

I have a confession to make: I am a life-long musical fan.  From a very young age, I have been enchanted by such films at Singin’ In the Rain and Meet Me in St. Louis.  I know that many of you may not share my affection and may not experience a feeling of magic when … Continue reading Announcing Christine’s January 2020 Movie Musical Creativity Prompt Challenge

But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness

A year ago, Indie Blu(e) Publishing accepted submissions for an anthology about the lived experience of Invisible Illness. Despite our passion for this project, we struggled to articulate our vision to potential contributors. Although we received almost 500 pieces of art and writing, the majority of these simply didn’t fit the anthology we wanted to … Continue reading But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness

Announcing Christine’s December 2019 Winter Holiday Writing Prompt Challenge

For December, I looked to the titles of songs, movies, and books for my daily writing prompts. Although I tried to provide an interesting variety of prompts, these turned out more Christmas heavy than I intended.  My apologies to those of other faiths and/or traditions. These prompts are designed to inspire you to write a … Continue reading Announcing Christine’s December 2019 Winter Holiday Writing Prompt Challenge

Week Five: An Unquiet Mind Writing Prompt Challenge

This November Brave and Reckless, Go Dog Go Café, and Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen are teaming up to host An Unquiet Mind Writing Prompt Challenge. At the beginning of each week, we will provide daily writing prompts inspired by titles of memoirs and novels that explore life with mental illness. We will also provide the Goodread links for the … Continue reading Week Five: An Unquiet Mind Writing Prompt Challenge