Writing Prompts #6: Spring Themed Writing Ideas and Exercises

According to the calendars, it’s officially spring — but you wouldn’t know it here in the Fraser Valley (it’s consistently been about 3 degrees for the last week). So, to brighten your day and shake off winter, here are some spring themed writing prompts/ideas. Write something.. Using the words barefoot, alive, and bloom. Taking place …

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Writing Prompts #5: Valentine’s Day Themed Writing Ideas and Exercises

Write Something.. About your first heartbreak. Using the words date, affection, and kiss. Where two characters fight over the last Valentine’s Day card. About your favourite character’s first heartbreak. Where a doctor and an artist fall in love. About a couple who broke up the day after Valentine’s Day. Using the words arrow, chocolate, and …

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Writing Prompts #3: Writing Ideas and Exercises to Help Break Writers Block

  September Writing Prompts Write something.. Using the words snake, room, and wake. Where the main character is a forty-two year old man From the point of view of a polar bear. Using the words fight, bury, and awkward. From the point of view of your seven year old self. That takes place in a …

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Writing Prompts #2: Writing Ideas and Exercises to Help Break Writers Block

  More writing prompts coming your way! I don’t have much to add today, other than have fun, and share your creations with me if you want to.   Write a story or poem..   About a local legend. That focuses on two sides of the same story. Using the words lamp, exacerbate, and paint. …

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Challenging Yourself: Overcoming Fear and Welcoming Change

Challenging Yourself Sometimes, we float through life without really challenging ourselves. We choose relationships, activities, and jobs because they’re easy, or because that’s what we think we’re supposed to do, not because they’re right for us. This causes us to fall into a cycle of comfort and complacency; we don’t test ourselves by trying anything …

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Inspiration for Creatives: Finding and Holding on to What Inspires You

Inspiration is an interesting phenomenon. Sometimes you’re struck with a sudden burst of energy and it infuses everything you do and write, creating amazing pieces of work that bring you immense pride. Other times, the mere thought of picking up your pen makes you want to curl up in a blanket burrito and hide. So, …

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