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What Dreams May Come

Dreams are open to interpretation. Do they have a meaning at all or is it just a random method of our brains firing off broken synapses as it slows down for the night? For writers, dreams can spark an entire...

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Apr. 10 Writing Prompt

Last week we covered the writer’s voice theme. This weekend, we will take a little break and just have some average and normal writing prompts (whatever those are). I did like the theme aspect, though. With the standard Thursday blog...

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Apr. 09 Writing Prompt

As we wrap up this week on writer’s voice, there is one last lesson I want to impart upon you. Like I am some wordsmith wielding a handcrafted steel quill, touching your shoulders as you kneel before me. Also, please...

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Apr. 08 Writing Prompt

Voice is the topic of the week, and as of today, the Thursday main blog covers the definitions, examples and understanding a little more in depth. For the writing prompt, though, we will go a different direction and practice more...

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Apr. 07 Writing Prompt

As we continue our dive into the writer’s voice week of lessons, we turn back to understanding. In today’s prompt we will work more with identification and manipulation. Sounds ominous, doesn’t it? When you can learn to identify the various...

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Apr. 06 Writing Prompt

Yesterday we set out to define and identify writer’s voice. Today we continue on with our week long lessons about voice and how to harness it’s powers to make our readers love us (or at least our books). I am...

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Apr. 05 Writing Prompt

A new week is upon us, and you and I have some things to discuss. All 7 blog posts this week will be focused around a central aspect. That means all 5 writing prompts will have a little lesson about...

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Apr. 04 Writing Prompt

It is Easter Sunday today. I have a brisket in the smoker for me and the puppers. Also, it is time to get some writing done. What? You thought I would give you the day off? Not a chance? (mom...

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Apr 03. Writing Prompt

It is the first weekend in April. Easter, for those of you that do things like celebrate. And for the writers it is a chance to get some words done without many interruptions. To that point, and since we just...

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Apr. 02 Writing Prompt

We will conclude our naming things week with the inside of your book. Those little pause pages that everyone thinks are so important. Of course, I am talking about your chapters. Should you name your chapters? To be honest, it...

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Apr. 01 Writing Prompt

The greatest writing prompt of them all, ever. It is right here. No special lesson today. This writing prompt is so good it needs nothing else. April 01 Work on your damn book/screenplay/script and don’t worry about anything else. That’s...

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Mar. 31 Writing Prompt

The last day of the year! Oh, it’s only March? Still? Are you sure? Okay, well what ever it is, it is almost over. And today we will continue to name things. Shall we look at characters today? I think...

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Mar. 29 Writing Prompt

Good morning fellow kids! The big theme this week is about names. Your name, the book’s name, your characters names, we will cover it all. But how can we make naming things into a writing prompt? Well, you leave that...

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Mar. 26 Writing Prompt

Today is a little different. It may be the weather. Not sure. What I do know, though, is that the writing prompt today is going to be a little challenging for most of you. A challenge, you say? I do....

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Mar. 25 Writing Prompt

This week we have been all over the map. Yesterday was sad, so, so sad. Today we will once again look at another writing term that deserves some attention. This term, though isn’t about you as a writer, it is...

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Mar. 24 Writing Prompt

It’s hump day! And while I am still trying to figure out the correct connotation for that phrase, let us move on to a more writing-focused term. The term I want to cover today is emotion. And yes, we have...

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Mar. 23 Writing Prompt

Yesterday has come and gone and here we are, starring into the abyss of the next one. Have you ever felt groggy? Even after waking up, doing your morning routine, maybe going for a walk or having a second cup...

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Mar. 22 Writing Prompt

I’ve debated back and forth about what to cover as the mini hidden lessons in this week’s writing prompts. I still haven’t decided. But that’s okay. Until I do, we will just have another fun little prompt and I will...

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Mar. 21 Writing Prompt

Another end of the weekend and another chance to have some fun. And have I got a great prompt for you today. The lesson is about correlation. By definition, correlation is the apparent relationship or connection between two things. How...

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Mar. 20 Writing Prompt

In our quest for daily writing prompts for a year, we come to March 20th. This entire week we have covered point of view (in the various forms that it represents). But this weekend, we will return to a more...