Archive for October, 2008

Now part of “Writer’s Island Journals”

Posted in announcement on October 31, 2008 by matineemuse

After having initially ‘spun off’ from the original “Writers Island” when Rob took a much needed hiatus — Matinée Muse has returned ‘home’ as a feature of the new:

If you click on the above WIJ badge you will be promptly taken there.

Week 15 Prompts

Posted in creativity prompts on October 24, 2008 by matineemuse

 

Greetings!
Here are the prompts for week 15 at Matinée Muse.
They are offered to inspire your creativity.

Perhaps you will write a poem, or a short story?
Maybe you’ll create a related artwork, or a photograph?

However you express yourself creatively, please create that expression, post it to your site, and link it here.

 

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This week’s first Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“indomitable spirit”

Inspired by Clint Eastwood’s new film ‘The Changeling’, starring Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich.

 

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This week’s second Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“rise of a champion”

Inspired by Fritz Lang’s 1924 classic silent film ‘Metropolis’.

 

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Please share with us your poem, short story, artwork, photograph — or whatever you’ve been inspired to create.

Express yourself!

NOTE: to learn more about the film, click on its poster

 

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Week 14 Prompts

Posted in creativity prompts on October 17, 2008 by matineemuse

 

Greetings!
Here are the prompts for week 14 at Matinée Muse.
They are offered to inspire your creativity.

Perhaps you will write a poem, or a short story?
Maybe you’ll create a related artwork, or a photograph?

However you express yourself creatively, please create that expression, post it to your site, and link it here.

 

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This week’s first Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“juxtaposed realities”

Inspired by the exotically provocative new film ‘The Elephant King’.

 

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This week’s second Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“strange bedfellows”

Inspired by John Huston’s 1951 classic film ‘The African Queen’ – starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn.

 

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Please share with us your poem, short story, artwork, photograph — or whatever you’ve been inspired to create.

Express yourself!

NOTE: to learn more about the film, click on its poster

 

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Week 13 Prompts

Posted in creativity prompts on October 10, 2008 by matineemuse

 

Greetings!
Here are the prompts for week 13 at Matinée Muse.
They are offered to inspire your creativity.

Perhaps you will write a poem, or a short story?
Maybe you’ll create a related artwork, or a photograph?

However you express yourself creatively, please create that expression, post it to your site, and link it here.

 

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This week’s first Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“a matter of trust”

Inspired by Ridley Scott’s new film ‘Body of Lies’.

 

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This week’s second Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“breaking point”

Inspired by Sidney Lumet’s 1976 film ‘Network.

 

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Please share with us your poem, short story, artwork, photograph — or whatever you’ve been inspired to create.

Express yourself!

NOTE: to learn more about the film, click on its poster

 

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Week 12 Prompts

Posted in creativity prompts on October 3, 2008 by matineemuse

 

Greetings!
Here are the prompts for week 12 at Matinée Muse.
They are offered to inspire your creativity.

Perhaps you will write a poem, or a short story?
Maybe you’ll create a related artwork, or a photograph?

However you express yourself creatively, please create that expression, post it to your site, and link it here.

 

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This week’s first Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“against all odds”

Inspired by the new film ‘Flash of Genius’.

 

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This week’s second Matinée Muse creativity prompt is:

“abuse of power”

Inspired by the Beatles 1968 animated film ‘Yellow Submarine’.

 

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Please share with us your poem, short story, artwork, photograph — or whatever you’ve been inspired to create.

Express yourself!

NOTE: to learn more about the film, click on its poster

 

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