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Stolen Heart (Writing Prompts)

Writing Prompts

Stolen Heart (Writing Prompts)

I'm not the only one who's missed these weekly prompts, so for those who've asked about them and for me, they're back! If you want a poke, a wee gentle poke, a soft poke, a pokey-poke to inspire you to pen a few words each week, consider this that. Look at the image, the words, both or neither, and write something. It may have everything to do with the prompt we've provided or nothing, it doesn't matter so long as you write. Put what you write in the comments below, because then it's out there and we can all see...

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Behind You Is… (Writing Prompts)

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Behind You Is… (Writing Prompts)

We're back! Back. Back. And do you want to know why? Why we're going to start posting prompts again? Because I missed you. I missed your stories. Your wonderful, amazing, ridiculous, funny, sad stories. Every single one of you told tales I couldn't wait to read and I'm going to ask you to do it again. Shall we begin? More… Royalties and Who’s Out to Get You White Knights (Writing Prompts) Escape the Maze (Writing Prompts)

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White Knights (Writing Prompts)

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White Knights (Writing Prompts)

Holidays… Japan's celebration of the new year, Ōmisoka. The Jewish celebration of Hanukkah.  The African-American holiday of Kwanzaa. The pagan-derived Christian holiday of Christmas. These are your prompts this week, be directly inspired by them, veer wildly, combine, mush, mix, invent a holiday or celebration all your own As ever these challenges are here to prompt writing of any and all kinds. What you write may be connected or unconnected, loud or quiet, polite or profane. You do you. The Whole Point is to Write Something If you want to write something that is. And maybe think about that this...

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Escape the Maze (Writing Prompts)

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Escape the Maze (Writing Prompts)

Hey, is there anything about these prompts that'd make 'em more interesting to you? Bigger? Plainer? A single photo? No words? Ten words? Dancing boys? Sometimes we get a flurry of prompt fills, sometimes we don't, and I wonder where the flurry is from and can it be repeated? Probably it's that thing which makes a restaurant super busy one day, dead the next but the week after those days reverse and who the heck knows, you know? Still and all, I thought I'd ask. Write On, Challenge Ahoy! I liked last week's responses to the Room No. 4 writing...

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Room No. 4 (Writing Prompts)

Writing Challenge Writing Prompts

Room No. 4 (Writing Prompts)

What's with room number 4? Is room #4 the answer to something or a question? Do we have to care what's behind the door? Does it matter? I've no idea, same as I've no idea why this week's writing prompt wanted to be shades of gray or somewhat silvery, depending on your viewpoint. Last week's prompt led two writers to veer toward the same topic very independently of one another and I'm wondering what this week's prompt will do. I think we'll be surprised. (Surprise me?) So are you ready to take the challenge this week and write? I hope...

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