Category — Writing prompts
Write a letter to yourself about what you want to accomplish this year — with your writing in mind, of course.
Include everything from your ideal writing practice to sending out submissions to books you’ve always wanted to read. Include advice to yourself on how best to accomplish these goals, such as what you might have to sacrifice in order to fit in your writing and reading time, or by encouraging yourself to take a retreat.
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Write about a time you took care of someone, whether physically (a sick family member) or emotionally (a distraught friend).
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Write about smoke.
Think broadly, as always — this can be any type of smoke at all, whether from a cigarette or a forest fire or a chimney in winter.
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New parents will say such things as, “He’s such a good baby” or “She’s such a quiet baby.” Based on your personality today, what do you think was said about you? Fill in the blank for your own babyhood as you imagined it was: “He/She was such a ______ baby.”
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Write about orange. This could be the color, the fruit, anything you associate with this word.
Then, write about purple. Then, blue.
November 11, 2013 No Comments
Write about the end of the day. What do you do; where do you go; what rituals, if any, do you have? What’s your favorite thing to do at the end of a day — and how often are you able to do it?
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Write about a time someone tried to sell you something you didn’t want, from life insurance to a new faith to an item at a flea market.
October 21, 2013 No Comments
Write about changing your hair — color, length, adding hair, cutting hair, shaving it all off. What did you want to be different, and what did you think might change along with your hairstyle? Were there any specific circumstances that led to the change?
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Write about the last time you won something — from a professional award to a holiday raffle.
To take this a step further, write about a time you lost.
September 30, 2013 No Comments