Each issue of Matches features a collection of creative prompts tailored to a certain theme, including fiction-writing, thought-provoking journaling, or meditation, and just injecting a little more art and adventure into everyday life. The Writers Series features Drafts, Fragments, and Writing Mish Mash. Drafts is a series of writing prompts geared toward helping writers find inspiration in clever places and view their work in fresh ways. Fragments is full of writing prompts intending to spark creativity in one’s writing, and provides ideas on where and how to go about finding inspiration. Writing Mish Mash is comprised of a mix of the type of writing prompts found in Matches’ Fragments and Drafts, as well as list ideas designed to help writers with future projects or inspiration. # # # Matches 3: Drafts 12 pages, 21 prompts Black-and-white ink, color-paper cover 4.25 x 5.5 Staple-bound In this issue: Mash up your work with another writers. Cast celebrities in a story or premise youre stuck on. Write a story based on the worst advice youve ever head and someone taking it. # # # Matches 4: Fragments 12 pages, 21 prompts Black-and-white ink, color-paper cover 4.25” x 5.5” Staple-bound In this issue: · Write a fight scene. Balance action with emotion and strategy. · Describe the most perfect kiss—or the worst. · Write and maintain a list of great opening sentences. # # # Matches 8: Drafts 16 pages, 29 prompts Black-and-white ink, color-paper cover 4.25 x 5.5 Staple-bound In this issue: Obtain a deck of tarot cards and use the images to tell a story. Write a poem or a brief story about all the spices in your spice rack, or all the liquor in your liquor cabinet. Pick a book that disappointed you. Rewrite the synopsis, changing everything you didn't like about it. Then write that story. # # # Matches 9: Writing Mish Mash 12 pages, 21 prompts Black-and-white ink, color-paper cover 4.25” x 5.5” Staple-bound In this issue: · Write a scene or a story that is intentionally bad in every possible way. · Make a list of sound effects for every occasion. · Think of the happiest scene you can picture. Re-imagine it as dark and grim.