Saturday, December 14, 2013

Writing Prompts

I'm doing a writing exercise this month - offline - in a journal/smash book sort of format. The prompts originated on the write alm blog. I wouldn't have known about it without a tip from this blog, My Sister's Knitter.

I'm not taking it too seriously, like panicking at the sight of a blank page. It works better for me when I interpret the prompts loosely and so far, I am keeping up. I haven't had to resort to a limerick yet, but I'm willing to if necessary.

Three good books about writing:

1.  Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing

2.  Stephen King - On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

3.  Anne Lamott - Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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