You guys know that Math isn’t my thing, but I just counted backwards, and I think this is my (really our) fourth writing prompt post. They’ve been coined ginspiring writing prompts, and I find that um, entirely acceptable.
I posted the first prompt in the hopes of connecting with other writers and flexing my old writing muscles.
Lately, the only writing I’ve done is for blog posts. The best ones happen with a cup of coffee and something to say.
I hoped that setting the writing prompts would trick me into the writing zone. That place of automatic writing bliss when I know where the next word is coming from, where I don’t care about word count, because I’m not writing it, I’m living and breathing it.
Well, I know what I mean. Let me know if you do, too. Because we need more of that.
My head is so full of anxiety, permission slips, cartoon music, and other people’s bullshit, and I need writing space. This is it.
If you take the prompts and make magic in five minutes, I salute you. If you take a week, I salute you. If you haven’t joined in it, that’s cool, too. Because I’ve basically just used 200 words to say, again, that I haven’t used my own writing prompt.
And this week, we have:
Miriam’s Green Fields of Home
Ritu’s Travel Map
Deb’s short story
Dominique’s beautiful miles and miles and photos over here.
Alan’s world tour.
If I’ve missed anyone, feel free to leave your links in the comments!
This week has given me major bucket list vibes!
And for our next prompt I actually did some coffeeshop writing and people-watching recently, so.
Write about someone you see while people-watching. You could make it up, but it might be more fun if you didn’t.
As for me, I perhaps will take the four writing prompts this month, and use them in a bigger piece.
I hope this helps you get in the zone!
You can link throughout the week and the next roundup will be Wednesday, October 3rd.
For an update on this post and another month of writing prompts, check out 11 Writing Prompts.
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