Writing to Word Prompts ~ Do you use them?

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Night Owl Poetry - Dorinda Duclos

Hi everyone!

How many of you like to write to word prompts?  Do you find it helps get the muse going, or sometimes you just need a little push in the “write” direction?

When I started my blog, I didn’t use prompts because I thought they took away from my inner self, that I was somehow cheating.  Boy, was I wrong!!

What in the world is she babbling about, you’re asking?

Since September, I have joined in with Michelle from Her Writing Haven and Putting My Feet in the Dirt.  Each month, ~M, as she is known to some, puts up writing prompts.  I decided to try it out and I’m having a blast (now with October)!!  Michelle’s prompts can be serious, lighthearted and quirky, all at once.  You can go in any direction!

I invite you to join ~M (and me) as we sail through October.  Here…

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9 thoughts on “Writing to Word Prompts ~ Do you use them?

  1. Love a writing prompt! Friday Fictioneers and What Pegman Saw are my current go-to nuggets of inspiration. Sadly, I had ot scale back from many of my favourites as I was writing to a prompt every day and never having time for my WIP.
    Thanks for the follow M and and introducing me to your lovely blog 🙂

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    1. Aww… happy to meet you Lynn! If you ever have some free-time, please join in. I haven’t even managed to keep up with all of them myself. Lol… And somedays, it’s just nice to do something else for a change. 😉

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      1. I certainly will try, M if I get the chance. You have a grand and imaginative range of prompts to choose from. And I do find that from time to time a flash piece will become something longer, sometimes even a piece that can be submitted somewhere. 🙂

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    1. Yes, I do those sometimes too. I hope you’ll consider doing some of these as well Tony. I’d love to have the opportunity to collaborate with you. 🙂


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