Weekend Writing Prompt – Oasis

Published August 1, 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.

I’ve been MIA re the Weekend Writing Prompt for the past couple of weeks. Between art shows, extreme heat, it’s been an insane roller coaster ride.


The promising manuscript

Hailed by beta readers

As my opus

Has been spurned by the major and minor leagues.

Dreams laid aside

For the moment

I sequester in my oasis

With watercolors and an antique photograph

Comforted by my grandmothers.

The photo was taken around the end of the 19th century in Eastern Europe. I used the photo as a model for my first novel’s book cover. Now I’m painting the “real thing.” The ladies are my grandmother Nettie and great grandmother Edith.

24 comments on “Weekend Writing Prompt – Oasis

  • Many players have been spurned by the Major & Minor Leagues only to come out as legends. You are a wonderful writer as well as artist and, this to shall come to light. Really love this painting. You captured your Grandmother & Great Grandmother. Good job.

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  • Dear Rochelle,

    Your hubs said it so well. And, you are blessed with more than one talent to turn to when the other doesn’t quite go as you wish. The painting is coming along beautifully.

    Shalom and lotsa comforting love,


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