NaBloPoMo January 2014 Prompts

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If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in January -- 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!).

NaBloPoMo Prompts

Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Do you work well under pressure?

Thursday, January 2, 2014
What are you currently feeling pressure to do that you don't particularly enjoy?

Friday, January 3, 2014
Do you have a tendency to procrastinate, or do you like checking things off your to-do list?

Monday, January 6, 2014
Tell us about a time you bent to peer pressure.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Tell us about a time when you didn't bend to peer pressure, and you swam against the stream.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Can peer pressure be positive? Why or why not?

Thursday, January 9, 2014
A pressure point translates in Japanese to "tender spot." What are your pressure points?

Friday, January 10, 2014
Have you ever tried acupressure to treat a problem? What was your experience with it?

Monday, January 13, 2014
Eleanor Roosevelt said: "A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water." Tell us about a time you felt your strength.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Marge Piercy said: "A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done." Tell us about a time when you did what couldn't be done.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
"Courage is grace under pressure" is a famous quotation by Ernest Hemingway. Tell us about a personal moment of your grace under pressure.

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Who puts the most pressure on you -- yourself or others?

Friday, January 17, 2014
Do you think you handle pressure well, or do you usually fall apart?

Monday, January 20, 2014
Do you still feel pressure of conform? If no, what age did it stop?

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Do you feel pressure to be perfect? How much of it is tied to what you see online?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Do you have a bad temper? How often do you lose your temper?

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Do you think it's possible to control your temper when facing enormous pressure?

Friday, January 24, 2014
Does pressure ever make you want to rebel and do the exact opposite of what is being asked of you?

Monday, January 27, 2014
What puts more pressure on you: time constraints or achieving perfection?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Which of your responsibilities stress you out the most?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Are you good at influencing other people?

Thursday, January 30, 2014
If you could persuade people to do one thing right now, what would it be?

Friday, January 31, 2014
Did you feel a lot of pressure with January's NaBloPoMo?

Melissa writes Stirrup Queens and Lost and Found. Her novel about blogging is Life from Scratch.

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