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Dragon Writing Prompts

Dragon Writing Prompts
As of today, that’s how many posts there are at Dragon Writing Prompts :-) I had vague thoughts of a prompt inspired by 1000 as I saw the number approaching. Well, no great original ideas popped into my head. No not-great original ones, either. ;-) So, since a picture’s worth 1000 words, I browsed through the writing area of Worth1000.com for a picture prompt. (Click for larger view at the artist’s Worth1000 page.) Write a 1000 words inspired by the picture. Does the skeleton have something to do with death? Why a cat and an octopus? Some other stuff that doesn’t have to do with the prompt, but does have to do with the picture and Worth1000. marymagdalyne created and posted the picture that inspired the The Quatrains of Nostradamworth writing contest at Worth1000. Pretty cool! Worth1000 always has several writing contests going on. (You can enter without paying, but can’t win. Just for fun, here are a few photo effects contests that relate to language. Ghost Ren 6 — “Haunting art”

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Writing & Blogging Prompts, Story Topic Generators, Photo Inspiration Writing : Creative Writing & Blogging Prompts Topic Starters, Picture Prompts, and Thought-Provoking Questions for You to Answer "The best learning comes in the doing, and writing from prompts engenders doing Join us on Facebook! Repairs around the home Picture sequence story and activities about turning off the water and calling a plumber to repair a leak. With ideas for a warm up, jumbled sentences, gapped text, a game, true/false, dialogues, and many extension activities. Taking a child to school Picture sequence story and activities about taking children to and from school: 'walking buses', drop offs on wet days, parking signs near schools and pedestrian safety.

Write to Done Arouse your creativity Electric flesh-arrows … traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm. ~ Anais Nin Creative Writing Exercises for Craft No matter what stage you're at with your writing, it's always beneficial to work on craft and technique. These creative writing exercises target common problems and weaknesses. Switch Point of View Both first person and third person have their strengths and weaknesses; what works for one story may not work for another. This creative writing exercise will help you observe the effect of writing in the point of view that's less familiar to you. A Day Without Modifiers

Pictures As Writing Prompts As I’ve discussed in my previous Hubs, doing creative writing exercises is a great way for fiction writers and poets to get in the habit of daily writing, eliminating the need for waiting to be inspired. Seriously, if you just sit around and wait to “feel” like writing, or for that ultimate great story idea to come to you, you will not get very much writing done. I know, because I have done so myself, waited that is, until I discovered that writing really is not just about inspiration, but also about hard work i.e. sitting down and writing everyday, even if it is just for a little bit. I have now drafted my first two novels and written quite a few stories. Doing creative writing exercises is a great way to get that writing time in everyday, building both the volume of work you produce, as well as getting better at writing and closer to developing your unique style as a writer.

6 Ways to Hook Your Readers Although I consider myself an avid reader, I must admit I have a short attention span when it comes to getting into books. If you fail to grab my attention in the first few lines, I start spacing out. Most readers are like me. Most people don’t want to spend the first 50 pages trying to get into a book. Here are a few things I find annoying in the first lines of a story: Fortune Cookies Stories For you hardy souls who have time to spare, here's a recipe for making the cookies, so you can put your own messages in them. Prepare fortunes by writing messages on about 20 strips of paper. TIPS: -- These cookies cool very quickly and get stiffer as they cool, so only bake two or three at a time, since you want to bend them into shape around the message while they're still warm. -- and because of the heat of the half-baked cookies, it's best to use white cotton gloves, to have protection and still have dexterity.

10 Outstanding Picture Writing Prompts Some folks just need a smidgen of a push to get their creative writing juices flowing. A word, concept or idea get’s them moving. For others, a visual cue is what they need to get the writing moving.

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