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Writing Prompt #29

Be intimate with the world”  Natalie Goldberg: The first thing that comes to mind when I think about the writing life. . . I just think of space. Time to daydream. Time to notice things. Space is inherently important to … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #28

nearly there…. ploughing on regardless Writing Prompt #28

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Writing Prompt #27

Is it cheating to add characters with long names, say, 20,000+ words? Writing through the night because sometimes that’s all the time there is. Writing Prompt #27 howling at the night sky moon stars blackness darkness you decide…

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Writing Prompt #26

Are we there yet? This is the last weekend before the end of nanowrimo so, of course, in the laws of natural injustice, this is the very weekend that everything else intrudes to keep you away from your writing. Don’t … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #25

Inspiration comes in many shapes and sizes and often in places we didn’t expect. We can walk miles looking for one image that will set off the creative spark but sometimes we just need to look  more closely at our … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #24

Stuck? Hmm… my problem isn’t that I’m stuck in a plot muddle or with developing the story but with getting into writing mode and ‘getting it down’. But if you’re stuck staff at Scottish Book Trust had a bit of … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #23

A week to go! Glass half-full or half-empty? ‘I’m so far behind I’ll never finish’ or ‘Yay, seven more days!’. Writing mucks around with your head. Mean-spirited doom-monsters lurk at the back of your mind, waiting to pounce on those … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #22

You’ll find today’s writing inspiration over at Katie Ganshert’s Writing Corner – a place on her blog where she’s gathered together helpful writing posts that are both informative and motivational – with some humour mixed in to lift your spirits. Writing … Continue reading

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