This time last year, I participated in the #Reverb10 writing challenge. But due to the rather hectic time I was having in November and December (not to mention going to Bali!), I realised I wouldn’t be able to join in again this time.
However, for the month of January 2012 I’ll be taking part in A River of Stones 2012 (AROS).
Why? Because a few people I know have already committed, and because it’s exciting as a writer to be challenged by someone else’s ideas.
AROS asks writers to partake in mindful writing – observation of the world around us, and write a few lines about that observation each day.
The first challenge for me might very well be about keeping each observation small, since I tend towards longer prose (read: it can be hard to shut me up!). But I’m excited to be doing this.
It is suggested that writers keep a notebook for their observations, and I realised I already have one.
I’d never been able to think of the perfect purpose for Karin’s amazing notebook, but I do believe this is it!
Utterly perfect, no?
So the plan is to write up my small stones in my lovely notebook, and then once a week I’ll post them here.
Perhaps you’d like to join this writing challenge, too?
Anyone can, so feel free to jump in, feet first. 🙂