Tell Me What You See – A Visual Writing Prompt Book

Tell Me What You See: Visual Writing Prompts For The Wandering Writer by Caroline Topperman is an inspiring take on travel writing. I’ve been following Caroline for a while on Instagram and have always loved her posts. They aren’t simply snapshots of her life both here and abroad. She always couples each photo with a tidbit or story that goes beyond the surface. So, it was pretty cool to see Caroline translate that artistry into book form with the release of Tell Me What You See this month.   ABOUT THE BOOK More than just writing prompts, Tell Me What Y[...]


The Horror Of Being Forgotten

As writers, each of us at The Midnight Society have our own reasons for doing what we do. As an escape, to explore new worlds, to make a statement about things going on in the world. However, I’d venture to say that every one of us writes so we can leave a legacy after we’ve gone. And my discovery of photographer Vivian Maier made me reflect on an artist's legacy. DISCOVERING VIVIAN MAIER I was recently introduced to Vivian Maier, who worked as a nanny for over 40 years in Chicago who, in her spare time, took photographs of people and architecture. The remark[...]