Writing Prompt #10 Examples

Entering the Woods at Dusk by Norbert Krapf I love coming into the woods at dusk when darkness is about to settle and I want to keep going deeper inside where the water takes on depth. I want to let myself go down as far as I can and merge with the fish and other…

Writing Prompt # 8 Example

At the Fort by Mary Sexson When I rode through here years ago – in shape, strong, suited to the bike I was so proud of, I’d come from my house, miles away, but as I circled the still lake, stopped and parked my bike near the dock, I had no thought of anything but…

Writing Prompt #7: Family and Friends

Prompt: The park visits you share with others are full of moments worth writing about. Perhaps you came to the park for a picnic, or to sled, fly kites, or take the new puppy on a walk.  Perhaps you’re here on a first date, or to celebrate an anniversary, or show the kids how to…

Writing Prompt #4 Examples

Ode to My Running Shoes by Liza Hyatt Oh, Saucony Grid Cohesion running shoes purchased in spring years ago, when new, and full of cushion, you helped me conquer the 13.1 miles of May’s mini-marathon, circling the track where Andretti once raced. Then you settled in, for the long haul, logging hundreds of miles on…

Upcoming Nature Writing Hikes and Public Reading!

Nature Writing Hike #1 May 14, 2016 1:00 pm – 3:oopm Delaware Shelter Meet with others at Fort Harrison’s Delaware Shelter to receive writing prompts, discuss nature writing techniques, hike in search of inspiration, write and share your day’s creation. (We will meet and write, rain or shine.) Nature Writing Hike #2 July 9, 2016…

Writing Prompt #1 Examples

In the Language of Leaves by Frederick Michaels Clothed in the rustle of leaves, I am your stately witness, nature’s observer in silence to time’s passage of season. I have longed for a voice, to speak beyond concentric rings of life’s flow from root to trunk, trunk to branch, branch to leaf; to tell you…

Introducing Fort Ben Writers

  This activity is a signature project of the Indiana Bicentennial Commission, and is made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.