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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #55

It is Saturday! Time for my weekly prompt round-up, with prompts taken from my Tumblr blog.  Pay special attention to this one, because I'm taking a brief hiatus from these posts for the duration of my time in Europe.  But there's almost 400 prompts on the Tumblr blog, so head over there if you need […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #53

Here is the latest collection of prompts from my Tumblr blog, minus one because I, um, forgot. #363  Write about how your character reacts in an emergency.  Cool and composed, the one everyone else can count on? Or the opposite? #364  Use the words sunlight, sailing ship, and stained glass in a sentence.  Now use […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #37

Good morning and happy Saturday!  Here is the latest collection of prompts from my Tumblr blog, wherein I write a prompt a day.  (And yes, some days I do kick myself for starting this project.  But most days I enjoy it a lot.)  Here goes: #253  A sudden rainstorm.  Your character is stuck out in it, […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #34

Here's the latest collection of prompts from my Tumblr blog, all in one place for your convenience. #233 Use the words cried, red, burp and van in a sentence.  Now use that sentence as a prompt. #234 It happens.  You look up, and there s/he is.  The phone rings, with good or bad news.  The accident occurs. […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #33

#226  Write about the worst weather you (or your main character) have ever experienced. #227  After the best weekend ever, your main character now faces Monday morning.  Does she drag her feet and stay suck in memories of the weekend, or does she let the momentum of her wonderful time carry her forward? #228  When […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #32

Here's the latest collection of writing prompts, taken from my daily Tumblr blog.  Happy writing! #219  She hated it when she watched a movie or read a book that she didn’t understand. And yet, those were the stories that stuck with her…. #220  "Do one thing that scares you every day."  Eleanor Roosevelt.  What would […]

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Promptitude: What Makes a Good Prompt?

This is post #2 on those little devils, prompts.   (Read post #1 here.) Question: what makes a good prompt? Answer: whatever gets you writing. When you're a writer, its all in service to the writing.  If you have a choice between doing almost anything and writing, you'll choose writing.  If you have a limited time […]

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