So, I’m weighing a decision at this point: do I continue creating and sharing a weekly writing prompt?
On New Year’s Day, I had pretty much decided to discontinue it, at least as a weekly feature. I feel like I want to do more than that with this space; I’d like to mix in more posts about writing (possibly to include reports of work in progress on the never-ending novel) and discussions of books and authors that interest me at the moment. And I feel like I’m not going to explore those areas as long as I stay committed to the weekly prompt.
But on the other hand, I can see from my stats that some of you are reading the prompts and presumably finding them helpful and interesting. So I’m going to think a bit more before I make a final decision.
In the meantime, I hope everyone is being more productive writing-wise than I am (thanks to a nasty cold and now a stomach bug). In case you need an idea to get you going, here are links to a few of my favorite prompts from the past year.
- Writing Prompt: Love
- Writing Prompt: Unspoken
- Writing Prompt: Signs and portents
- Writing Prompt: Odd couples
- Writing Prompt: Misunderstood
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