Image of four cards on a white background; the two gold cards read, "believer in reincarnation" and "smoker," the orange cards read, "plastic flowers," and "time machine malfunctions."

Storymatic Monday — 19th March

That comforting time of the week has come by again, sure as anything: Storymatic Monday!  As usual, gold cards are character and orange are plot, but again as usual, you can mix and match however you wish and if it does inspire something don’t forget to share with us on Twitter, Tumblr or the dedicated Read more about Storymatic Monday — 19th March[…]

Image of five cards on a white background, with the two gold cards on the left reading, "seller of used cars" and "lottery winner", and the three orange cards reading, "last night before leaving town," "handcuffs," and "glue."

Storymatic Monday — 12th March

As sure as Monday rolls around, so does Storymatic Monday!  As ever, the gold cards are character and the orange ones are plot, but you can mix and match however your fancy takes you.  As ever, if you’re inspired by these, don’t forget to share your stories and snippets here, on our Twitter or Tumblr, Read more about Storymatic Monday — 12th March[…]

Three gold cards, the top of which reads, "Wild card! Tell your story in first person (I, me). Pick another gold card," and the two on the left reading, "person who steals cats" and "gambler," and two orange cards on the right reading, "parents are not actually parents" and "the one that got away."

Storymatic Monday — 5th March

A new Storymatic Monday challenge! As ever gold cards are character, orange are plot (or rearrange rules as you wish…!), and have fun with the addition of a wild card! ymaticMonday challenge! As ever gold cards are character, orange are plot (or rearrange rules as you wish…!), and have fun with the addition of a Read more about Storymatic Monday — 5th March[…]

Two gold cards read "person born in the wrong time period" and "grandparent", two orange cards read "box of hair" and "road is closed."

Storymatic Monday – 19th February

Yes, it’s that time of the week again.  A fresh Storymatic Monday delivered to you, on Monday, for your delectation. You know the drill by now: gold cards are characters, orange are situations, but who cares about the rules anyway?  If they inspire you, please share via the usual places or in the comments below Read more about Storymatic Monday – 19th February[…]

Two gold cards read "nosepicker" and "politician", two orange cards read "problem at the bus station" and "the quest continues."

Storymatic Monday – 12th February

It’s Monday, so it’s time for Storymatic Mondays. Sorry, I’m starting to run out of new ways of saying this.  Already! As ever, gold cards are character and orange are plot, but subvert them all you like.  What are norms if not for a little subverting now and again?  And, as usual, if they inspire Read more about Storymatic Monday – 12th February[…]

Two gold cards read "pilot" and "ghost", two red cards read "first day of marriage" and "last rehearsal."

Storymatic Monday – 5th February

It’s Monday — almost like they roll around regularly, isn’t it? — so it’s time for another Storymatic Monday. As usual, the gold cards are characters, the orange ones are situations … but if you want to swap them around, who’re we to argue?  As ever, if they inspire anything please share with us on Read more about Storymatic Monday – 5th February[…]

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