Join us for Relay Writing!
How it works...
Choose a hub (writing prompt) from the Relay Writing participants.
Their hub will end with a writing prompt.
You write a new hub with THAT writing prompt and you end it with a NEW writing prompt.
Another hubber writes the next hub and it keeps going.
Jump back in when and where you want.
This can lead to various story threads - have fun with it and enjoy the diversity.
A hub might get various responses - and that is ok
This is what we have so far,
Mundane Monday, by MissOlive -
opening writing prompt - It was the usual Monday morning
ending writing prompt - I back out of the driveway when...
Link - http://missolive.hubpages.com/hub/Relay … g-Prompt-1
I Back Out of the Driveway, by barryrutherford -
opening writing prompt - I back out of the driveway when...
ending writing prompt - A simple rumor can ruin a promising legal career
Link - http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … veway-when
The Target, by tsmog -
opening writing prompt - A simple rumor can ruin a promising legal career
ending writing prompt - Drifting in thought a moment I remembered , , ,
Link - http://tsmog.hubpages.com/hub/The-Target
A simple rumor can wreck a promising legal career, by barryrutherford
opening writing prompt - A simple rumor can wreck a promising legal career
ending writing prompt - What the hell I am grasping at straws!
Link - http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … gal-career
What the hellÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½I am grasping at straws! , by capricornrising
opening prompt - What the hellÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½I am grasping at straws!
ending prompt - With a gulp, I realize my iPhone is missing
Link - http://capricornrising.hubpages.com/hub … e-of-Shame
Be Sure You Wear Your Good Underwear, by sholland10
opening writing prompt - I back out of my driveway
ending prompt - Through my squinted eyes bright light came rushing toward meÃ¢ï¿½Â¦
Link - http://sholland10.hubpages.com/hub/Be-S … -Underwear
Details and suggestions
- Avoid numbering the hubs in your titles (can get very confusing)
-Create an original title for your hub
-Identify your opening and closing writing prompts
-Include a link to the preceding hub (this way your reader can see where your hub inspiration and writing prompt came from)
-Post your hub in this forum - using the format I used above
Feel free to post ideas and suggestion!
I've got a couple of takers on my hub's comments, so hopefully the project will have more sections posted in the next few days.
Awesome idea! I will have to start reading some of these hubs. I'm not a creative writer, but definitely think this is a really cool idea.
Interesting...wish I wasn't working the hours I do; it sounds intriguing.
Hi homesteadbound...how are you this early saturday morning?
you caught me before I could sneak in and then sneak out again.
What time is it where you are?
I'm here at work in NC and it is 1:21 a.m. where are you from again?
Texas-it's 12:22 a.m.
I'm planning on trying to explain some aspects of forum posting in my hub luv series this week.
Do you have any idea what the permalink feature does?
I have NO clue...sorry. That would make me Clueless in Carolina; it's a sequel to Sleepless in Seattle
Good luck with your hub.
Missolive, just finished reading your hub Mundane Monday, and can't wait to read barryrutherford's story and the others after that. Great idea! I might just give it a try.
Doing a followup to Sholland10's writing prompt from the article "Be Sure to Wear Your Good Underwear" was fun and challenging. The biggest challenge was I desired to tie it into a Christmas theme. Yet, I thought for fun I would toss in some hints from her article too. Take a peek at both articles if you have a few spare moments and enjoy a good read. Don't forget your favorite hot Holiday Season cup of brew - tea, hot cocoa, coffee, toddy , , ,
"Ghosts of Christmas Past" written by tsmog
opening writing prompt - Through my squinted eyes bright light came rushing toward from Sholland10's article "Be Sure to Wear Your Good Underwear
ending prompt - Have you been naughty or nice
Link - Ghosts of Christmas Past
I have included this forum post in this week's hub luv hub. Hopefully you will get some more takers!
Hey! I'm about to jump in on this, but I can't figure out whether we are trying to continue the same story or just use that one sentence to make our own? Thanks!
brittany - you pick the ending word prompt of your choice and continue the story as you please. End it with a new prompt for the next hubber.
Have fun with it!
Be sure to come back and post it here with the opening and closing prompt - glad to have you aboard the Relay Writing Train
Story #6 (Branch 1): Waiting for Jane
Starting Prompt: "I looked through my iPhone Address Book and pushed call when I came to Jane."
Ending Prompt: "I opened the text and it said:"
Link: http://brittanytodd.hubpages.com/hub/Re … me-to-Jane
Thank you for letting me be a part of this! It's pretty short, but I'll try to make a longer on next time. Enjoy!
Posted my response to Brittany Todds Hub Here: http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … -Jane?done
Another post in response to my Hub.
http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … count?done
A further post
http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … I-retorted
Guess, I will try to jump in soon as well. Looks like a good way to overcome the writer's block and get into the flow of inspiration (:
http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … eak-to-you
for some reason I'm not getting these forum notifications in my e-mail...hmmm
On my way to check this one and your next one out. Keep em' coming Barry!
barry - here is a response to your hub - 'it's the police on the phone, they want to speak to you!"
My opening prompt - A policewoman in uniform walked in and stood forlorn and silent and stood against the wall near the door.
My closing prompt - Get your passport and pack your bags, you are headed for Australia! I grabbed my things and…
My hub - Holey Underwear! I'm Going Down Under! http://missolive.hubpages.com/hub/Relay … Down-Under
OK here is how it looks after coming through the fog. http://tsmog.hubpages.com/hub/The-Flight-of-Night
The Flight of Night: Conjured from a Creative Writing Prompt
I will be updating links probably when I go on vacation. Time is precious now! So, I must be wiser. Thanks for reading it and thanks for all the inspiration everyone.
http://triciaward.hubpages.com/hub/Rela … nderwear-3
first time in the forums so still getting my head round it. Made a muck on the link I know, tried to change it but couldn't.
First time around in this forum...check the below link for the continuation on Tricia's sentence...
Just written a reply
http://triciaward.hubpages.com/hub/I-wa … ay-writing
Just written a response to always exploring http://alwaysexploring.hubpages.com/hub … t-mounting
here is my response.
http://triciaward.hubpages.com/hub/Cros … ay-writing
The plot belatedly continues;
http://barryrutherford.hubpages.com/hub … -of-Murder
I've written a response to missolive's prompt in "Holey Underwear! I'm Going Down Under!"
http://wesleymeacham.hubpages.com/hub/R … ers-Keeper
In response to the writing prompt of Tricia Ward's Cross - Cultural reality - Relay writing.
http://wesleymeacham.hubpages.com/hub/H … ing-Prompt
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