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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #52

Here we go again with our weekly collection of prompts from my daily Tumblr blog.  Enjoy and write a lot, will you please?  It would make me happy. #357  Use the words umbrella, metal and sunlight in a sentence.  Now use that sentence as a prompt. #358  He couldn’t understand a word she said.   […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #51

We are coming up on a year of writing prompts–isn't it amazing what a passing fancy of an idea can produce if you set your mind to it? Plans are afoot to compile the entire year of them into a book–that's a little project for August, before I take off for Europe. But in the […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #50

Here are the prompts for the week from my Tumblr blog.  Have at it! #343 When the party ended… #344  He walked and walked and walked until he couldn’t walk anymore because…. #345  A nun, a cowboy and a CEO dressed in a fancy suit walked into a bar.   You write the rest. #346  What […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #49

Happy Fourth of July to those of you in the United States!  I hope you have all the freedom as a writer that you desire.  Here is the latest collection of prompts from my Tumblr blog.  Have a wonderful day and be careful whatever you do!  (It is so hot here and has been for […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #48

Ah, yes, better late than never.  It is Saturday, albeit nearly time for Happy Hour in my neck of the woods, and here is my latest collection of writing prompts for you.  I've not been dallying around, I've been teaching all day–a fine group of local students who showed up despite forecasted temperatures of 102 […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #47

It's Saturday, and you know what that means, don't you?  Darn right, it's time for prompts.  Here's my weekly round-up of them for you, compiled from my Tumblr blog.  And don't forget I wrote a blog post about prompt writing this week, which you can read here.   #323  Country or city?  Which is your […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of a Writing Prompt

The prompt box I've been writing again–this morning, 2,000 words in an hour, words that came easily and almost effortlessly.  This, after noodling around, trying to decide which novel idea to pick up next.  (I've got four of them churning around in my brain.)   I'm also a tad bit distracted, because my agent is […]

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