Promptiful 4 Recently I attended another gathering for the promotion of my friend, Judy Bridges’ fabulous book, SHUT UP & Write! This event was held at Avol’s bookstore in Madison, WI, a terrific little store if you’re ever in the neighborhood. Besides Judy’s presentation of her book, developed after years of presenting her landmark SHUT UP [...]Read more »
Writing prompts are a great way to stay motivated, find new ideas and just plain have fun with your writing. Check out the posts on this page for some inspiring ideas to jumpstart your writing.
Click to Prompts This morning I drafted a story which grew from a writing prompt exercise I did yesterday. That’s what I love most about writing prompts – that unexpected idea or character that sings and takes off. I didn’t sit down and expect to meet a seventh grade girl with an alarming secret, but [...]Read more »
More Writing Prompts As promised, for those of you who prefer some structured options for writing prompts, I’ve pulled out one of my favorite prompt books, ROOM TO WRITE, by Bonni Goldberg. Each page carries a brief discussion of a theme, technique or idea that you will explore in an exercise which follows. So, for [...]Read more »
Promptiful – Or, What can you do to jumpstart your writing in ten minutes? Having recently completed a final proof of my novel before querying agents, I’ve been needing some less stressful, less focused play time with my writing. For me, that means diving in with some writing prompts. Sometimes, I get together with writer [...]Read more »