Where do Writers Get Their Ideas: Story Dice

Where do Writers Get Their Ideas: Story Dice

I love finding new ideas and developing them into a story. A lot of the time, the tales go nowhere. Will they stand up to become a full-fledged narrative? Probably not. But sometimes, those little ideas make an existing idea […]

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Writing Prompts: A Follow-Up

Writing Prompts: A Follow-Up

Back in June I wrote about my disdain for writing prompts; and my determination to see what all the fuss was about. It’s been two months since I’ve taken it upon myself to devote a portion of the day job’s […]

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The Best Way to Combat Writer’s Block: Play

The Best Way to Combat Writer’s Block: Play

Ways to combat writer’s block is always high up there on a author’s priority list. Between all the ideas we have, the deadlines we face, writer’s block is an elusive beast we get to deal on an ongoing basis. Yeah, […]

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Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts

I have to confess that I have a lengthy history of…disdain for writing prompts. Disdain is the ideal word for what I feel. And to be frank, I don’t really know where the feeling comes from. It likely stems from […]

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Writing To Limitations; or, The Joy Of Boxes

“Think outside the box.” We hear this advice all the time in so many scenarios. What it’s really saying is, “You know the standard expectation/solution? Go beyond that.” But what happens when you take the box away? A select few […]

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Merry Christmas! Writing Prompt DIY Gift!

Merry Christmas! Writing Prompt DIY Gift!

First of all, Merry Christmas! For the holidays, please see the below link for a PDF file of writing prompt characters. Print off the sheet and put them into a jar. At random, pull one or two out and see […]

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