Weekend Writing Prompt – Blue

Published November 21, 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.


Dale perused Rochelle’s photos. “Sweet. All those bridesmaids in royal blue velvet.”

After fifty years, Rochelle still remembered the scent of her yellow roses. “I liked their dresses better than mine.”

“Why blue and not purple?”

“Good question.”

Drat. You really can’t see that the dresses were royal blue or velvet. Thanks to Dale for bluing up the photo. I’m not sure, in looking back, why I didn’t have purple in the color scheme. It might’ve had more to do with my mother. 😉

15 comments on “Weekend Writing Prompt – Blue

  • Dear Rochelle,

    Did you always have a penchant for purple? If not, that could explain the use of blue instead 😉 Fun stuff and I can’t believe you’ll have been married for fifty years! Kudos to your staying power 😉 For both of you!

    Shalom and lotsa long-lasting-blue-if-not-purple love,


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    • Dear Dale,

      Purple has always been my favorite colour. 😉 I guess I wasn’t quite “into it” back then. I think I thought blue was more traditional. And as I said in the caption, it might have had something to do with my mother’s influence. It’s been a loooooong time ago and I’ve slept since then. 😉
      Thank you.

      Shalom and lotsa colourful hugs,



  • Oh Rochelle! What a lovely wedding photo! And leave it to Dale to ask why blue when you’re supposed to be “addicted to purple”! 😉 I enjoy your “Dale” stories. They are so winsome!

    Shalom uv’rachah

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  • Dear Newlywed Rochelle,

    Terrific story and love the picture. Has me wondering what is behind you and the wooden doors.

    As every watercolorist knows, into every shade of purple, there must be some blue.



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