Clear your mind. Don’t think of anything. Just write non-stop for fifteen minutes. Allow the emptiness of your thoughts to pour onto the pages…which might result in a blank screen, would it not? Fortunately for me, it’s easy to empty my brain. I mean, how difficult is it to tip half a jug?
Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? This actually struck a chord…
I have listed numerous songs over my blogging career. Songs that have a very specific meaning on very specific moments of my life. This week I’ve mentioned two already. In order to prevent this blog from becoming a Rolling Stone article, I needed to do something completely different with the prompt. Again. Ignoring the obvious, continuing on my path of becoming a rebel writer.
On my way to work this morning, I was belting out a tune in the car, trying to shorten the ride and because no-one else in my family appreciates my singing. I stopped at a traffic light and with my open window, it was evident to everyone around me which song I was karaoke-ing. The lady in the car next to me laughed in my face, which made me stop. For I realised that there are a few songs that should not be publically enjoyed if you’re a straight man. The song I am referring to was “Single Ladies” from Beyonce. Continue reading