Use your journal, as a source book for writing prompts. Look back on previous entries, make a note of words and phrases that catch your eye. Write these on the top of a fresh page and use them as a writing prompt.
Write for at least 15 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.
If you’d like to share your writing or your experience of this and other writing prompts, please do – in the comments section.
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The theme of October’s National Journal Writing Month is “Unleashing Your Creative Mind Through Journal Writing.”
I’ve not participated before but joined #NANOWRIMO (novel writing equivalent) a couple of years ago and am nearing the end of the novel I started there. Definitely worth checking out.
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