How Very Scottish – Weekend Writing Prompt

artwork by phil burns

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in Sammi’s Comment Section



Click here to hear the author read his words:

How Very Scottish

On yonder hill there stood a coo
It must have went, it’s no there noo…


Ah, yes, the Scots…
A creative, inventive people.
Romantic, poetic, but above all pragmatic.
And persistent.
Last night we won at rugby in Paris.
First time since 1999.
With the game’s last play.

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8 Responses to How Very Scottish – Weekend Writing Prompt

  1. What a pleasure to read. Wonderful post! Loved the chuckle at the start.

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  2. Dear CE,

    I know how you feel. Last year our hometown football team won the Superbowl for the first time in 50 years. Congrats on a good story, too.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  3. Iain Kelly says:

    An amazing game. The most Scottish thing about it is we manage to beat England and France away from home, thrash Italy, narrowly lose the other two games by a whisker – and still manage to only finish fifth in the table! 🙂

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  4. Dora says:

    A fine victory, and a long time coomin’ (pardon my French)!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Corine Gouy says:

    Vive L’Écosse ! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

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  6. Good job they don’t play in kilts! Well done to your lot, be careful not to upset your neighbours!

    …and Phil B has excelled himself.

    Like

  7. jenne49 says:

    Oh, that was some game!
    And this is a braw tribute to it – and to the people.
    Love the ‘coo on the hill’, and the artwork is brilliant.

    Like

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