I have no demons to exorcise, no guilt to assuage, no suppressed sentiments beating at my heart’s door. This is not catharsis. It is not a cure. It is a freeing of self.
This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge Trifextra prompt:
“I feel I’m able to get rid of any demons lurking in my psyche through my writing, which leaves me free to create all of this and to enjoy our family life, stepping away from all the fictional traumas and the dramas. If I write about family in crisis, then I won’t have to live through it, I guess.”
– Jodi Picoult
This weekend we’re asking for 33 of your own words that exorcise a demon. One of your own, or one from your imagination. Let it bleed on the page.
This weekend’s challenge is community-judged! Starting Sunday at 4:00 PM Pacific (US) / 7:00 PM Eastern (US), you can go to the Trifecta Writing Challenge page to vote for me or other deserving writers – as many as three. But as long as you’re here, why don’t you think about trying your hand at Trifecta yourself? Come on, anyone can write 33 words…