Weekend Writing Prompt – Downpour

Published May 23, 2020 by rochellewisoff

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it Sammi’s Comment Section.

Word Prompt



We hope history doesn’t repeat itself. 88 words on the button, not including title.


Although overcast, no rain befell us Saturday morning. Excited energy prevailed over the park full of local artists whose crafts ranged from jewelry and ceramics to paintings and photography. I hoped this two-day fair would be as successful for me as last year.

Patrons crowded my tent.

“Beautiful work.

“Magnificent watercolor technique.”

Sprinkles gave way to downpour. I tried not to let it dampen my spirits.

That was then, this is now. I fill out the application.

Nothing can stand in my way—except for, maybe, a plague.

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17 comments on “Weekend Writing Prompt – Downpour

  • Oh yes, the downpour. We would have been wiser to have brought canoes. What a weekend that was. But little incidences like that just give us bragging rights, memories & material for writing. Right? Of course right. Good job.

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  • Hey Rochelle,

    Such stories help with life. As a noobie to w/c, I have admired your work with envy and curiosity (how’d she do that?). I assume you do your own book covers. I also enjoy your writing and your white umbrella.

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    • Dear Bill,

      At the time, the choice was either laugh or cry. I chose the former. Ya just can’t control the weather. Sadly the rain destroyed the tent next to ours. Fortunately, the young artists did ceramics so their wares weren’t damaged. However there lunch floated “downriver.”
      I have been fortunate in getting to do my own book covers. I don’t know that I’ll be able to in the future with a larger publishing house. Thank your for your kind and encouraging words and thank you for checking out my other pages. 😀



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