BlogHer Writing Lab December 2015 Prompts

The theme for December's BlogHer Writing Lab is TRADITION. Here are some prompts to get you going if you're participating in the BlogHer Writing Lab in December. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more

NaBloPoMo Blogging Prompts for the Off-Kilter

oKatniss blogs at The Cardboard Kitty, is mom to two on the spectrum, and used to have a life, but now feeds fish and yells at cats all day. November 1...more

NaBloPoMo November 2015 Prompts

Welcome to the November 2015 NaBloPoMo writing prompts! As with all NaBlo prompts, Saturday and Sunday are for free writing. ...more
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NaBloPoMo October 2015 Prompts

The theme for October's NaBloPoMo is DISH. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in October -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more

NaBloPoMo September 2015 Prompts

The theme for September's NaBloPoMo is LESSON. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in September -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more
These prompts can certainly be used for some brainstorming sessions for a story, but they also ...more

NaBloPoMo August 2015 Prompts

The theme for August's NaBloPoMo is KNOW. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in August -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more
For good or evil, knowledge is always power. That's where the seemingly-lost concept of ...more

NaBloPoMo July 2015 Prompts

The theme for July's NaBloPoMo is CONNECT. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in July -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more
My friend Mohib is 54 today, so I don't have to go out and find anybody, but it's a great ...more

NaBloPoMo June 2015 Prompts

The theme for June's NaBloPoMo is READY, SET, GO! If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in June -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more
Oh my, day after moving day and every bone and muscle in my body feels it. I moved downstairs to ...more

The Trouble with Writing Prompts

When I started student teaching, one of the first things my cooperating teacher said to me was, “I don’t do writing prompts. I hate writing prompts.” And then she got on her Anti-Writing Prompt Soapbox and proceeded to denounce the supposed virtues of writing prompts.At first I thought, “Whoa… crazy lady… simmer down. It’s just a writing prompt. Wacko.”Now? I’m totally like, “Preach it, sister!”From what I’ve seen, teachers LOOOOOOVE their writing prompts. They’re easy to correct, easy to read, and they help to teach basic writing skills.I still hate them....more

NaBloPoMo May 2015 Prompts

The theme for May's NaBloPoMo is PHOTO, and this month only, you're getting two prompts for the price of one. You're getting a writing prompt, but you're also getting a photo prompt in case you want to go the visual route. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in May -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing though we've included a photo prompt those days!) ...more
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