Writing prompt – where have you been? #2

Select a bag or piece of luggage for this writing prompt.

backpackWrite a list: where have you been with your bag, suitcase, rucksack, luggage? As many places as you can remember.

Read through your list.

Pick one place.

Write about it for 15 minutes.

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Writing prompt – inner critic #4

What stops you writing? Is there an internal critic that undermines your plans; tells you that your writing won’t be good enough; that you shouldn’t be writing? Write a fight Two-men-fighting-on-the-beach-by-Patrick-Doheny-Creative-Commonsscene between you and your inner critic. What starts it?

Write for at least 10 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

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Writing prompt – inner critic #3

What stops you writing? Is there an internal critic that undermines your plans; tells you that your writing won’t be good enough; that you shouldn’t be writing? What if you had an inner supporter? An inner cheerleader? An inner mentor?

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Write about one of these – supporter, cheerleader, mentor. Imagine what it would be like to have that encouragement.

Write for at least 10 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

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Writing prompt – in the shoes of…

Abe-Lincoln-flickr-mjsmith01-300x225Imagine yourself as a historical figure, you choose. Now write a diary entry as that character. Don’t worry too much about facts, just make it up and see where it goes.

Write for at least 10 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

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Sensory writing prompt #3

generic+black+licorice+generic+shutterstock_35272414Step 1: Buy something to eat, reminiscent of your childhood. Eat it, slowly. Notice the flavours, the texture in your mouth and any thoughts that arise.

Step 2: Start writing, write for at least 10 minutes. Try not to pause, censor or edit. Just write and see where it goes.
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