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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #46

Herewith, the latest collection of writing prompts from my Tumblr blog, where I post a prompt a day. I hope they help you write tons and tons this week! #316  They tell me I should never have let anyone know what happened. #317  “Honey, I’m home!” Your main character’s significant other just walked in the […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #45

It is sunny and hot here in Portland, hot like in the nineties.  Not my favorite.  My office is upstairs for the time being (I'm working on moving it downstairs) and it gets hot up here so I'll be driven away from the computer soon enough.  (I'm pretty sure we're going to see the movie […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #44

Bon jour! Here is this week's collection of writing prompts, a bit later than usual because I went out to breakfast at my favorite French cafe.  And I bought macarons, which are calling to me from the kitchen (they can be a rowdy bunch), but they are for dessert at my sister's dinner tonight.  Anyway, […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #42

Like clockwork, like magic, like butter on bread, here it is, my weekly round-up of writing prompts from my Tumblr blog.  I'm in Seattle this weekend, but you should be writing. Kidding! Or not. Anyway, Enjoy!  Or don't enjoy, but use them to write like crazy. #288 What was your main character’s relationship with her mother […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #41

This week's collection of writing prompts from my Tumblr blog: #281 If your protagonist could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? #282 You can’t go home again.  Or can you?  Has your main character stayed home? Or was he a person who couldn’t wait to move as far away as possible? #283 They were […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #39

Here's the latest collection of prompts from my Tumblr.  Enjoy! #267  It’s a beautiful, warm evening, what’s your character’s pleasure: dinner al fresco; a hike; taking the children to the park; ignoring the weather and turning on the TV or something else entirely? #268  Is your main character a talker or a listener? #269 And then, […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #38

Here's this week's corral of my daily prompts: #259 If only….she thought.  We all have a lot of “if onlies” in our life.  What is your character’s biggest if only? #260  The wind blew and blew.  It blew so hard and so long she thought she’d go crazy from it.  And then, all of a sudden, it […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #31

Here's the latest round-up of posts from my Tumblr blog, where you can find a new post every morning (well, sometimes it's the afternoon).  Happy writing! #212 Two women have been friends for years.  One afternoon, one of them says to the other, “I have something to tell you about myself that you may not believe.” […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #28

Here is the latest collection of prompts from my Tumblr blog this week.  Happy writing! #191 Thus began the ___________ that would last for __ years and affect so many people because ____________.  #192  Happy Groundhog’s Day! What event in your life would you like to live over? #193  Should she be nervous? She was indeed […]

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