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Photo writing prompt contest: January '22
Consider the idea of ruin as a noun, rather than a verb. Think about what once was and is now lost or changing, either in your own life or in the imagined life of this house...
Read more in 2022? 4 genres, 4 book recs
If you are looking for a few good books to get you started in 2022 (and who isn’t?), I have recommendations...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers Dec '21
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, look back and forward.
Children's story: Helena Writes #40--On counting panes, counting stories, Counting Jennie
In her 40th post, Helena shares another original children’s story—a counting story—and creative process behind both writing and illustrating it.
Photo writing prompt contest: December '21
What's that phrase, the tip of the iceberg? Tell a brief story where you show us just a hint of what's happening below the surface.
When stuck, write in scenes
When I got stuck, I remembered the advice I have given to dozens of students: if you can't keep moving forward in one scene, if you drop the thread, pick up a different one...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers Nov '21
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, will mark each full moon with a tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and writing exercise. Writers, embrace boredom.
Writing emotional vs. literal truth
There are different kinds of "truth" in writing, and you have permission to change facts to serve feelings.
Photo writing prompt contest: November '21
What is your favorite comfort food, and why does it provide comfort for you? Make us hungry.
Fall into new writing by revisiting old drafts
Breathing new life into old writing is a powerful practice that shows you your own growth. Fertilize your old ideas in three steps.
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