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Writing 101, Day 19: Feature a guest or list of preferred links

I am a lover of prompt writing. Here is my list of some of my favorite prompt sites. There are many more out there. Every time I see a prompt writing or photo prompt I always check it out. I have found … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 18: Compose a series of anecdotes

Writing 101, Day 18: Compose a series of anecdotes The Smeigh Family Vignette: 15 years old A and I meet at a skating rink. He asked the little brother of one of his friends to ask me to skate. We skated, … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 15: Take a cue from your readers

Writing 101, Day 15: Take a cue from your readers   “You are far more talented than you think.” — Unknown source, from a fortune cookie ___________________________ This is the first fortune cookie I can say actually came true. It … Continue reading

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Misty Endings – Writing 101, Day 13: Play with word count

This story was originally over 100 words. I cut it down once for another site to 100 words and I just cut it down to a 50 word story. Misty Endings By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 Heather can … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 8, Reinvent the letter format

Dear Teresa, Happy 17th Birthday. Did you ever wonder why mom and dad named us Teresa? I asked and was told that we were named after our grandmothers, Teresa and Elizabeth. I hated the name Teresa and wished they had named us Elizabeth Teresa. … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 7, Let social media inspire you

I can't decide if procrastination kills creativity or is essential to it. — Grant Snider (@grantdraws) April 28, 2014   I have always found procrastination to be the best thing for creativity. The closer the deadline gets, the better my … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 6, The space to write

Unless I am writing poems which I usually write with pen and paper I sit at my computer desk and write directly onto the computer. I have scrap paper and pens to scribble down notes. I have my Daily Devotional … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day 5: Hook ’em with a quote

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard I find this quote to be true, although I would have changed it to a “true” friend, not just a friend. A friend may … Continue reading

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Writing 101 – Day 4 – A story in a single image

A story in a single image I tried to copy the images off the assignment page, but I couldn’t get them. I was going to use the pool one anyhow to tell this story anyhow so I used a real … Continue reading

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Writing 101 – Day 3 – One-word inspiration

Prompts come in many different forms. Sometimes, a single word is all you need to get your mind’s wheels turning. Here are six words: HOPE REGRET HOME CHOICE ABUNDANCE SECRET Select one word in this list that speaks to you … Continue reading

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Writing 101- Day 2 – Write a list

Todays assignment is to write a list. I will list 50 things I like: Number 1 has to be my 3 children (even though the real word here is love) And 2 has to be my 4 grandchildren ranging in … Continue reading

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Writing 101 – I write because . . .

I write because it takes me to another world. One that fits me and I don’t have to change myself to try and fit into reality. Eventually I must come back to reality, but I like the change in my … Continue reading

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