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Writing Prompt for Wednesday 11/30/16

Writing Prompt for Wednesday 11/30/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week’s prompts focus on expanding your poetry repertoire. Experimenting with different forms of poetry can be fun and a great way to express yourself. For this week, I recommend writing by hand only. Every Sunday we kick off a new theme for our daily writing prompts. You can read Sunday’s post […]

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Need help writing a book?

Need help writing a book?

Announcing a new kind of support for writers  You know you need to complete your project. You feel the pull. But you’re not doing the work. Introducing our new integrative and ongoing coaching and support group for writers who want to finish a book. The First-Draft Incubator is a monthly membership-based support group for writers that […]

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Writing Prompt for Monday 11/28/16

Writing Prompt for Monday 11/28/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week’s prompts focus on expanding your poetry repertoire. Experimenting with different forms of poetry can be fun and a great way to express yourself. For this week, I recommend writing by hand only. Every Sunday we kick off a new theme for our daily writing prompts. You can read Sunday’s post […]

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Writing Prompt for Saturday 11/26/16

Writing Prompt for Saturday 11/26/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week, we have been working on character development. Each Sunday, we start on a new prompt theme for the week. Read our opening post for this week’s prompts here. Today is the last day of our character development writing prompts. Conflict sucks. Need I say more? Probably, because why not confront you […]

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Writing Prompt for Friday 11/25/16

Writing Prompt for Friday 11/25/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week, we are working on character development. Each Sunday, we start on a new prompt theme for the week. Read our opening post for this week’s prompts here. Every time I make a grammar or spelling mistake when writing a blog post or a newsletter, someone inevitably points it out to me.   I’m […]

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Writing Prompt for Thursday 11/24/16

Writing Prompt for Thursday 11/24/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week, we are working on character development. Each Sunday, we start on a new prompt theme for the week. Read our opening post for this week’s prompts here. Gobble. What an appropriate word for today. For this week. For this month. For this year. At the beginning of each year, I […]

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Writing Prompt for Wednesday 11/23/16

Writing Prompt for Wednesday 11/23/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week, we are working on character development. Each Sunday, we start on a new prompt theme for the week. Read our opening post for this week’s prompts here. Our society is addicted to news and television, movies, and YouTube. Why do you think that is? Because we like to feel like we […]

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Writing Prompt for Tuesday 11/22/16

Writing Prompt for Tuesday 11/22/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week, we are working on character development. Each Sunday, we start on a new prompt theme for the week. Read our opening post for this week’s prompts here. Today’s prompt:  Fiction Writers: Your character is angry about something, and they are about to explode verbally. Let them explode. Write their monologue. Monologues can […]

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