A Drift of Quills: 3 Opening Lines to Grab You by the Nose

By |2019-09-10T17:29:57-06:00September 6th, 2019|A Drift of Quills, reading, writing|

Opening lines are worth their weight in chocolate. Okay, no, let’s not get crazy. We need to nibble on that chocolate while we’re reading! Today “A Drift of Quills” are taking a look at favorite opening lines—and why we love ‘em.

A Drift of Quills: Fiction Shots #6 (The Judgment Stone)

By |2019-08-03T13:39:10-06:00August 2nd, 2019|A Drift of Quills, Short Story|

It’s the first Friday in August (already!) and A Drift of Quills is back with another round of Fiction Shots. This is—without question—our favorite kind of post to write. In case you’re just joining us, we take turns choosing a picture for inspiration, then each write our own stories based on that image. Oh, my goodness, fun! It’s amazing what different stories one picture can prompt.

A Drift of Quills: Fiction Shots #5 (A Thief Worth His Salt)

By |2019-05-09T14:08:37-06:00May 3rd, 2019|A Drift of Quills, Short Story, writing|

A Drift of Quills: Fiction Shots #5— It’s flash fiction! Three different stories inspired by one picture. This round, we’re inspired by a cityscape and a little side trip to our previous works.

A Drift of Quills: Top 3 Inspirational Book Quotes

By |2019-04-16T16:36:15-06:00April 12th, 2019|A Drift of Quills|

A Drift of Quills are revealing their top 3 inspirational book quotes this month. What special words motivate us, and why? Where did those genius lines come from? The best book quotes have a way of sticking with us long after we’ve read a book, and they crop up when we least expect. Even better, finding a particular line or paragraph that strikes a chord within us is like finding a treasure…

A Drift of Quills: Three Books and a Desert(ed) Island

By |2019-03-01T18:14:28-06:00March 1st, 2019|A Drift of Quills, reading|

A Drift of Quills has been stranded on a desert island! Since we knew we’d be marooned, we were able to ship in reading material ahead of time. Sadly, we’re limited to three books. Which three will each of us choose?