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Writing Prompt 8/13/14

Here are 8 words to use in any declension in your poem or story of no more than 80 words:
hipster, peony, redemption, cheese, crate, transformer, boulevard, dollar

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Writing Prompt 8/12/14

Here are 8 words to use in any declension in your poem or story of no more than 80 words:

vision, perspiration, kitty, telephone, sinner, granite, coach, grammarian.

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Writing Prompt 3/21/14

First day of spring. We will now sprint into warmer weather and be dazzled by the colors the season brings. And sneeze from its pollen. Oh spring, how you love us and thrill us and make us love you even more. Or maybe it’s the winter that really makes us love you. What or who didn’t survive this winter? Shall we dedicate this spring to those who cannot join us?

Here are 8 words to add into your story or poem about spring:
fumble, silver, cap, gibberish, leather, meditation, flop, element.

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Writing Prompt 3/16/14

Ever go out Geocaching? Don’t know what it is? Make up a story about geocaching if you’ve been, or what you think it is if you don’t know (or after you’ve researched it on the internet :).

 
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Writing Prompt 11/15/13

Write about a disappointment (event, personal shortcoming, circumstance) but change the outcome so that the speaker is no longer disappointed. EG: the winning ticket was yours after all, his small physical frame was crucial in saving the child from the cave, the rain clouds disappeared before they passed over the ripped tent at the wedding reception.

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Writing Prompt 11/13/13

Today’s idea is largely taken from Writers’ Digest author Robert Lee Brewer’s Poem-A-Day challenge for November. His challenge today is to write a self-help poem. That is certainly a great idea. I was thinking of focusing my prompt on the examining the pieces of what that self-help poem would look like. For example, what are the practices that the SHP would promote, what is the diet it would advise, what are the thought patterns it would change? Is the self-help poem an instructional piece? Is it a feel-good treatise? A combination? Is each line a direction? Is each stanza a new mission statement? Is a poem essentially a self-help document?
Just some things to think about and hopefully have fun with as you write your self-help poem.

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Writing Prompt 11/11/13

Write about your favorite veteran. Be sure to include dialogue in your poem or prose piece.

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Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Prompts

 

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