Weekend Writing Prompt – Absurd

Published April 4, 2021 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 in Sammi’s Comment Section.


Blind contour drawing. How absurd does that sound? I never cared for the exercise in school and I’m not sure how I feel about it now. The drawing is done in one continuous line without looking.

Recently I did one at a workshop. The instructor asked how I felt about it.

“Vulnerable,” I said. “Like a child.”

“Mission accomplished,” she replied.  

Here’s the one I did in the workshop this past Wednesday.

Below is what I did this morning. The instructor suggested I try more contour drawings and add watercolors to them. It is kind of a fun exercise…not sure how I feel about it as an artform. 😉

22 comments on “Weekend Writing Prompt – Absurd

    • Dear Dale,

      Funny, Jan really likes it, too. The whole thing took less than ten minutes this morning. The class was fun, too. Truth is was tagging along with a friend and didn’t think I’d be participating in the workshop. Maybe I’ll try another. 😉 Thank you.

      Shalom and lotsa ridiculous hugs,


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    • Dear Jenne,

      I’m glad you liked what I did and took the time to say so. I love the WWP because it nearly always takes me in a different direction than Friday Fictioneers. And I’m not facilitating this one. 😉 Thank you.



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    • Dear Winnie BaGogh,

      Hm…I’ll have to do a blind wine glass. I don’t think I need to be blind drunk. I really need to put that Walla Walla Bing Bang diploma on my wall. So far it’s taking up needed space in my invisible box. Thank you.




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