It’s been awhile since I shared some new writing prompts, so here goes. There are a variety, so choose one you like, or try all of them. Get out your writer’s notebook, and write by hand for at least ten minutes. Believe it or not, research shows that writing by hand accesses areas of your…

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In order to make my writing prompt time useful and fun, I try to follow these guidelines: Keep Writing – whether you’re typing or writing in your notebook, don’t stop. Just let the words come, even if they don’t make sense. That’s okay. You’re not writing a piece that anybody might ever read but yourself.…

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Creators often use writing prompts allow them to find a way in. “In?” you might be asking. “What’s that mean?” It means that unless I write something down or explore it in some creative medium, I often don’t know what I’m thinking. And having taught teens writing for years, I think that’s pretty common. Often…

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Writers often use writing prompts allow them to find a way in. “In?” you might be asking. “What’s that mean?” It means that unless I write something down or explore it in words, I often don’t know what I’m thinking., and having taught teens writing for years, I think that’s pretty common. Often its not…

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