NaBloPoMo November 2011 Writing Prompts

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If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in November -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts appear here nightly, Monday to Friday (weekends are for free-writing!)

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
What did you learn from doing NaBloPoMo?

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
What is the last thing you do before bed?

Monday, November 28, 2011
Describe an heirloom that has been passed down through generations of your family. What is its significance to you personally? (Guest Post by Alex George, author of A Good American)

Friday, November 25, 2011
Do you like to buy presents ahead of time or right when you need to give them?

Thursday, November 24, 2011
Do you enjoy being alone? Would you rather be around other people?

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Write about a piece of music that changed your life forever. What do you feel when you hear it now? (Guest Post by Alex George, author of A Good American)

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
What is the luckiest thing that has ever happened to you, and why? (Guest Post by Adrienne McDonnell, author of The Doctor and the Diva)

Monday, November 21, 2011
The Business of Being Born is a passion project that has been fulfilling on many levels. Are you pursuing a passion project? (Guest Post by Ricki Lake, who can be found on Facebook or Twitter @RickiLakeShow)

Friday, November 18, 2011
What has been the happiest moment of your life thus far?

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Make a list of everyone you've ever had a crush on in your life, then choose one from the list and describe him or her in great detail. (Guest Post by Ann Napolitano, author of A Good Hard Look)

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
What is the moment that you leave childhood and enter adulthood? (Guest Post by Catherine Gildiner, author of After the Falls)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Describe a favorite place. Focus on how that place affects your sense of taste, touch, sight, sound, or smell. (Guest Post by Adrienne McDonnell, author of The Doctor and the Diva)

Monday, November 14, 2011
I was terrified to go on DWTS, but facing my fear and overcoming it has been an incredible experience. Have you faced fears and overcome them?(Guest Post by Ricki Lake, who can be found on Facebook or Twitter @RickiLakeShow)

Friday, November 11, 2011
It's 11/11/11, make three wishes.

Thursday, November 10, 2011
What is your secret (or not-so-secret) passion? (Guest Post by Jean Kwok, author of Girl in Translation)

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
When was the first time that you realized that your home was not like other people’s homes? (Guest Post by Catherine Gildiner, author of After the Falls)

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Has anything traumatic ever happened to you? Describe the scenes surrounding a particular event (Guest Post by Adrienne McDonnell, author of The Doctor and the Diva)

Monday, November 7, 2011
Making family time is important to me. How do you balance your children, relationship, and work life? (Guest Post by Ricki Lake, who can be found on Facebook or Twitter @RickiLakeShow)

Friday, November 4, 2011
When you are writing, do you prefer to use a pen or a computer?

Thursday, November 3, 2011
Can you listen to music and write? What song did you hear today?

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
If you knew that whatever you ate next would be your last meal, what would you want it to be?

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
What is your favourite part about writing?

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

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