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9/20/2017 Writing Prompt

write about starting, even if you don’t know where to begin

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5/31/2015 Writing Prompt

Write what it means to give something of your self away. Your fears. Your goals. Your intense vulnerability. Your rage. Your forgiveness.

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2/8/2014 Writing Prompt

Write about that moment of utter clarity, when the jumble of thoughts in your brain momentarily clears. Write about the moment of silence – when you reach for the doorknob and you feel like you can finally hear yourself think, make sense of all the twistings on the wind.

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1/21/2014 Writing Prompt

Dear Photograph…

write to your own past or to someone else’s past. Use the photograph as evidence. Create a new story, an explanation as to what happened before, during or just after.

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11/6/2013 Writing Prompt

Open a thesaurus to a random page, pick a word. Open to another random page, pick another word. Work this phrase into your writing.

example: frugal country

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10/13/2013 Writing Prompt

Write a poem of months. Each stanza a month in the past year or a forward-view of the following year. Or some other year.
For non-poems, go by the paragraph, the page, the chapter.

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5/8/2013 Writing Prompt

Today, listen to the snippets of conversation that occur around you. Find a compelling phrase, take it out of context, and write about it or the ficticious events surrounding it.

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11/17/2012 Writing Prompt/Exercise

Go somewhere out of your comfort zone or out of your usual routine today. Settle in a corner or in the middle of the action, pick a person, place or thing and describe it exquisite detail.

Go somewhere else and be vague.

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