QKJ #24

Spiral (That’s it. You’re on your own)  

QKJ #23

  You know about the blind men and the elephant. And you know Vermeer's "Milkmaid"* Write "The Blind Men and the Milkmaid"     *Click on the image if you want a MUCH larger view

QKJ #22

Yesterday you wrote a summer day in the midst of winter. Today, let’s mess with something else. Take some common item you commonly see. Your phone, or refrigerator; your car, bedside lamp, toilet paper holder. Whatever you choose, it should... Continue Reading →

QKJ #21

  Write a summer day.    

QKJ #20

  Write using multiple voices.   Write a dialog or a mob scene— depends on how long you want to keep it up.    

QKJ #19

  Write an aubade. Okay, speaking fomally (and here we have the wiki explanation), an aubade is a morning love song (as opposed to a serenade, which is in the evening), or a song or poem about lovers separating at... Continue Reading →

QKJ #18

Whole Cloth One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. —Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar Mark Twain   Begin with a lie. At some point mention a specific date. Include... Continue Reading →

QKJ #17

Technique   There is an object in the center of the room. Artists surround it like numbers on a clock face. Circle the room, looking at the object and the representations, then write about the object.    

QKJ #16

Blue Monday   It takes a worried man to sing a worried song. I’m worried now, but I won’t be worried long. ___Worried Man Blues It’s easy to be worried now. Give us one good reason not to be worried.... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑