Hello all. As you may have noticed if you’ve followed us, we have now been inactive for a number of months. The Black Ink Pen was created for a university assessment in digital media and therefore had to stop updating in the time it was being marked. However, that is now done, so we’re hoping […]
Every week we will be posting a different prompt in our ‘Weekly Writing Prompt’ tab.
This week’s prompt is to write about a forgotten god. What are they the god of? When did they exist and what type of people did they represent? It may not be something big, but it could give a kick start to some world building.
Today we have another location prompt . New York is a world away from the rural moors of England, but has just as much history and intrigue attached. If your familiar with the city, think about the small details. What about the area would most people miss? And what might noticing these details say about […]
Dartmoor, located in Devon, England, has many stories attached to it. One of the most well known is The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle, which later influenced a BBC Sherlock episode of a similar name. For some Dartmoor legends, click here. Dartmoor is a large area filled with rocky outcrops and rivers, […]
Imagine Dragons – even their name could serve some form of inspiration. Warriors, from the Smoke and Mirrors album, offers a strong beat and powerful lyrics. Let the song flow over you as you listen. What feelings surface? Do any of the lines jump out to you? Here are a few of our favourite lines: […]
Beneath the crumbling ceiling the king sits upon his throne he stares out across the cracking floorexisting now alone Today’s prompt is to write about a ruler of a kingdom which has fallen into ruin. Does the story take place before, exploring the kingdom’s descent?Does it follow the ruler’s journey of restoration? Did the ruler […]
RED Used for passion and love,Meaning danger and blood,fireand angerand rage. Red is a colourand like all the otherscan be used to sow words on the page. Inspired by this prompt? Add your writing down below.
Read the review here: https://forums.onlinebookclub.org/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=154142 Title: The Dark Web MurdersAuthor: Brian O’HareEstimated Page Count: 322My Rating: 4/4Amazon Link : https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07NYH1FK4?pf_rd_r=Z9V0TDSWBT1D4BATQCY3&pf_rd_p=e632fea2-678f-4848-9a97-bcecda59cb4e
Music is a powerful tool. Films and television series use it to manipulate the emotions of the audience. That one, very specific, scene near the end of Titanic wouldn’t have been as nearly as impactful without the accompanying soundtrack. Today’s prompt is to choose a song which was present at a memorable moment in your […]
The above image is today’s prompt. Animals and objects can present a unique challenge in writing if you assume their point of view. What could they be thinking? Feeling? How different would things look through their eyes, and what if they didn’t have the right words to explain it? Inspired by this prompt? Add your […]
Read the review here: https://forums.onlinebookclub.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=148462 Title: OpaqueAuthor: Calix Leigh-ReignEstimated Page Count: 274My Rating: 1/4 Amazon Link : https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01M2WVNPJ?pf_rd_r=MV0A7602KWDRNM667JH8&pf_rd_p=e632fea2-678f-4848-9a97-bcecda59cb4e