30 Things my kids should know about me *UPDATE: I’m blown away by the response to this series. Please note I now have a “revamped” version of this list with graphic prompts designed by Erica from CrashNotes. You can use them to turn your blogs into a printed 8×8 book for yourself/ family. Here’s the link to that updated post* My blog has always been mostly a journal for me, but I also like to think that someday, my kids can look back and read this and laugh (hopefully when they are much, much older, considering some of my content in the past). My kids know me as “Mom” but I also want them to know I’m Jennifer, my own person, and I’ve been living my own life and learning from my experiences. I found a great list of 30 things to ask your spouse on Pinterest but my initial thought when reading it was “hmm, I’d like my daughter (and little son/daughter(s) to-be) to know some of these things (and more).” The idea is 30 things in 30 days, and while I’d love to do that, I’m not sure I’ll be so proficient. 1. Want to play along?
Writing Exercises and Prompts for Journaling, Prose, Poetry and Memoirs These Writing Exercises are a collection of prompts originally published in The Journal Newsletter. The prompts include journaling prompts, prose prompts, poetry prompts, free writing prompts, and memoir prompts. Jump to the exercises you would like to see: Prompts Copyright © by Susan Michael and David Michael. Journaling Prompts Journaling Prompt - Imagine yourself in a place you like to be (not necessarily someplace you like to *go*). Journaling Prompt - Pretend that you see yourself walking into a room. Journaling Prompt - Create a list of images that symbolize the following: toughness, cruelty toughness, strength Journaling Prompt - Close your eyes for a minute and imagine you are skydiving. Journaling Prompt - Sit yourself in a favorite spot, or imagine an ideal place and describe it as an expanding bubble or sphere. Journaling Prompt - Hold your hands out in front of you, palms down. Journaling Prompt - By what do you measure your value as a person? Free Writing Prompts Poetry Prompts
A Goldmine of Journal Writing Prompts The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World represent great works of ancient times that embody the best of mythology, religion, art, power, science and beauty. They are, in chronological order: The Great Pyramid of GizaThe Hanging Gardens of BabylonThe Statue of Zeus at OlympiaThe Temple of Artemis at EphesusThe Mausoleum of Maussollos at HalicarnassusThe Colossus of RhodesThe Lighthouse of Alexandria Sadly only the Pyramid at Giza is still standing today, the others all having been destroyed by natural disaster. What are the seven wonders of your life? [Image courtesy of the stock.xchng]
Writing Topics | Creative Writing Ideas | Journal Writing Prompts Personalized Journals | Journal Writing Tips | How to Blog - ScribeTime.net Journaling, Journal writing tips, blogging tips, and personalized journal gift shop. You are here: Home / Journaling / Writing Prompts – Relationships Writing Prompts – Relationships By April Rogers © Spectral-Design This set of journal writing prompts and creative writing topics focus on all types of relationships – namely relationships with yourself, family, friends and with God. Relationships: For many more Creative Journal Writing Prompts, check out our… All New E-Book: 365 Journal Writing Prompts: Spark Your Inner Creativity, Beat Writer’s Block and Explore Your True Self - Available for Download Today! Filed Under: Journaling, Writing Prompts Tagged With: creative writing, journal writing, journal writing topics, journaling, writing prompts Trackbacks Writing Prompts | Creative | Journal Writing Prompts | Topics | Ideas says: June 19, 2012 at 5:54 pm [...] tasks easier, or simply to help you have fun on paper! Tags
ALL ABOUT ME WRITING PROMPTS These Writing Prompts are perfect anytime to make kids feel special and to sharpen up those writing skills. * The prompts are written with a range of writing skills in mind from those pre-writers who need to dictate to the story-tellers who need extra pages. I think it's important for print to be meaningful. That's why even a preschooler looks at a list for a camping trip and "reads" it back to anyone who will listen. Included in this unit are 16 writing prompts with really cute photographs or clip art. * It's Your Birthday. I've also included a full page of lined paper for those prolific writers and an Illustration page so kids can draw along with their writing. *** Parents will love these prompts -- really nice keepsake!! If you’ve enjoyed this unit I would really appreciate it if you would rate me and leave a comment. Thank you so much. Edna Wallace: Lickety Split Lessons and Stuff You can reach me at: firstname.lastname@example.org PINTEREST: pinterest.com/ednawallace
Keeping a Writer's Journal Keeping a Writer's Journal: 21 Ideas to Keep You Writing by Sheila Bender Return to Creative Nonfiction · Print-Friendly Version Keeping a journal is one of the best tools to practice trusting your writing and to make sure you keep writing. You can keep a journal in a cheap or an expensive notebook, on scraps of paper dropped into a box, in computer files or in letter form. Just as long as you write as much and as often as you can without editing yourself and you have access to the words you've written, you are keeping a journal. If you haven't been journaling or doing it as often as you wish, think about where you write and when you are likely to have time to write. It may seem intimidating to develop the journal-keeping habit, and you may be thinking defeatist thoughts already, such as "I can't do this regularly forever. Make a specific commitment for a month. Next, make a commitment to the same system or to a new journal-keeping system for an additional month. Idea 1: A Travel Journal
Tackle Any Issue With a List of 100 The List of 100 is a powerful technique you can use to generate ideas, clarify your thoughts, uncover hidden problems or get solutions to any specific questions you’re interested in. The technique is very simple in principle: state your issue or question in the top of a blank sheet of paper and come up with a list of one hundred answers or solutions about it. “100 Ways to Generate Income”, “100 Ways to be More Creative” or “100 Ways to Improve my Relationships” are some examples. “One hundred entries? Isn’t that way too many?” Bear with me: it’s exactly this exaggeration that makes the technique powerful. When starting your list you may believe that there’s no way to get it done. Unlike the related Idea Quota tool — whose primary goal is to acquire the habit of coming up with ideas — the goal of a List of 100 is to take your mind by surprise. Ground Rules There are only two simple principles to keep in mind when making Lists of 100: 1. 2. The Dynamics of Making Lists of 100 1. 2. 3.
Writing Prompts – The List of 10 Personalized Journals | Journal Writing Tips | How to Blog - ScribeTime.net Journaling, Journal writing tips, blogging tips, and personalized journal gift shop. You are here: Home / Journaling / Writing Prompts – The List of 10 Writing Prompts – The List of 10 By April Rogers Copyright - April Rogers Theme: “List of 10″ Feel free to write more or less if you like about the items in your personal list of 10. 10 things that make me happy are…10 things that I value about life are…10 things that I would love to have for my birthday are…10 things that I believe in are…10 lessons that I have learned so far in my life are…10 things that make me laugh…10 things that make me cry are…10 ways that I can help someone else are…10 accomplishments that I have done are…10 places that I would like to visit are… For many more Creative Journal Writing Prompts, check out our… Filed Under: Journaling, Writing Prompts Tagged With: creative writing, journal writing, journal writing topics, journaling, writing prompts
All About Me Journaling Prompts Canning different fruits and turning them into preserves is a tradition that's passed down from generation to generation. So much time and effort goes into making and canning these preserves and eventually when you open the cans, you can really appreciate all the hard work that was put into the preparation. Take the basic idea of canning and think instead about your life, or the life of someone close to you, and how much has happened during the course of that life. Making a journal jar is a creative way to encourage someone to start slowly keeping a journal. The idea behind a journaling jar is that you take out one prompt a day, staple it to your journal page and write a response to that prompt. First you find a jar (any size will work). You could also write the prompts yourself with different colored markers or a black pen.Then fold them up and put them into the decorated jar. Have you ever experienced bottling up your anger or pain?
50 Art Journal Prompts So excited you're here! If you want to learn more about building a creative biz, subscribe to get FREE updates on the sidebar. If I’m in a funk, I can usually get out of it by playing in my art journal for an hour or two. My art journal gives me freedom to express my creativity without bounds, because I know that I don’t have to share it with anyone. If I’m working on a canvas and my inner critic starts mocking me, telling me that I’m not good enough, that no one will appreciate my art, I simply work in my art journal for a little while. Because I believe that every artist should have their own art journal to play in, to practice in, and to express their authentic selves, I’ve put together 50 art journal prompts for you to use when you just need to remove yourself from life and let go. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Share
80 Fun Questions to Ask Friends - Random, Funny Question List I offer the following fun questions to ask friends to anyone who’s looking for something to talk about. I’ve categorized them into 8 different categories. Pick and choose the questions you like, and avoid the questions which might be too intimate or uncomfortable for you. Fun Questions About Movies to Ask Friends Everyone watches movies these days, so here are some fun questions to ask you friends about the movies. What’s your favorite movie of all time and why? What’s the scariest movie you’ve ever seen? Fun Questions to Ask Friends About TV Even more people watch tv than go to the movies. What’s your favorite tv show of all time and why? Fun Questions to Ask Friends About Books This one is a little tougher, because a lot of people don’t read books anymore. Has reading a book ever changed your life? 10 Sexy Questions to Ask Your Friends Depending on your relationship with your friends, you might or might not be comfortable asking them sexy questions. Fun Questions to Ask Friends About Money
Writing Topics | Prompts | The Future Personalized Journals | Journal Writing Tips | How to Blog - ScribeTime.net Journaling, Journal writing tips, blogging tips, and personalized journal gift shop. You are here: Home / Journaling / Writing Prompts & Topics – The Future Writing Prompts & Topics – The Future By April Rogers © Joe Gough Theme: “The Future ” – Focusing on the Future Within the next 3 months, I plan to…I believe that my future looks…The future of my country looks…I hope that the world changes for the better by…Describe what you think the world will be like in the year 2050.5 years from now, I plan to be…10 years from now, I plan to be…20 years from now, I plan to be…If I became President of my country, I would…A great invention for the future would be…Make up your own recipe for what you believe makes a happy life (i.e. 2 Teaspoons of love…).If I found $10,000 on the sidewalk tomorrow, I would… (Okay how realistic is this? For many more Creative Journal Writing Prompts, check out our… Welcome! Search… Popular Posts Tags
Writing Prompts | Journal Writing Prompt | All About Me | Journaling Topics Personalized Journals | Journal Writing Tips | How to Blog - ScribeTime.net Journaling, Journal writing tips, blogging tips, and personalized journal gift shop. You are here: Home / Journaling / Writing Prompts – All About Me Writing Prompts – All About Me By April Rogers The following list of writing prompts were written and compiled to focus on that all-important person – “You” . Journal writing prompts and exercises – “All About Me”: For many more Creative Journal Writing Prompts, check out our… All New E-Book: 365 Journal Writing Prompts: Spark Your Inner Creativity, Beat Writer’s Block and Explore Your True Self - Available for Download Today! Filed Under: Journaling, Writing Prompts Tagged With: creative writing, journal writing, journal writing topics, journaling, writing prompts Trackbacks Writing Prompts | Creative | Journal Writing Prompts | Topics | Ideas says: June 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm [...] and growth, to make your writing tasks easier, or simply to help you have fun on paper! Search…
Writing Ideas | 67 Journal Prompts for Inspiration Writing ideas and journal prompts— Writing ideas and journal prompts are essential components to one of our favorite activities… Journaling! There are endless ideas to write about in a journal and to help your child (or your students) along in their writing process we have some ideas. The following listing of 67, yes 67 innovative and inspiring writing ideas and journal prompts is our way making writing more enjoyable. Before we get to the writing idea and journal prompt listing, let’s quickly review some of the fabulous benefits to journaling. • Clarify thoughts and feelings • Reduce stress • Solve problems more effectively • Resolve disagreements with others (Read more about journal keeping benefits at:The Health Benefits of Journaling) Enjoy these fun writing ideas and journal prompts and write your heart out in your special journal book. Name one thing you do really well? It is our sincere hope that this listing of writing ideas and journaling prompts sparks your imagination.