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101 Flirty Writing Prompts to Seduce Your Muse #amwriting #writingprompts

I’m taking a break from posting writing prompts for a few weeks while I dive deep into revisions (and surviving Christmas). But, if you’ve gotten used to this tool, I have a few options for you. First, remember, I have

101 Flirty Writing Prompts to Seduce Your Muse #amwriting #writingprompts

I’m taking a break from posting writing prompts for a few weeks while I dive deep into revisions (and surviving Christmas). But, if you’ve gotten used to this tool, I have a few options for you. First, remember, I have

How & Why To Use Writing Prompts #writingprompts #writersos #dirtywritingsecrets

True story: I wrote the entire first draft of Consequences (of defensive adultery) in response to writing prompts. So I’m a fan of this technique. There are four main reasons WHY I love writing prompts so. <<1>> They are an excellent

How & Why To Use Writing Prompts #writingprompts #writersos #dirtywritingsecrets

True story: I wrote the entire first draft of Consequences (of defensive adultery) in response to writing prompts. So I’m a fan of this technique. There are four main reasons WHY I love writing prompts so. <<1>> They are an excellent

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More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Writing Prompts & Exercises

I care about your pleasure. 😉I I’m teaching this class in Calgary right now: More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Mastering the Romance Novel Form to Tell the Perfect Story Learn to seduce a reader from the first sentence through to

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More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Writing Prompts & Exercises

I care about your pleasure. 😉I I’m teaching this class in Calgary right now: More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Mastering the Romance Novel Form to Tell the Perfect Story Learn to seduce a reader from the first sentence through to

This morning, let’s write about sunrises #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets #sunrises

Yawn. Is it still dark where you are? Pitch dark here… for hours and hours more… But it doesn’t matter. Light or dark, we write: She long thought sunrises were over-rated. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to

This morning, let’s write about sunrises #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets #sunrises

Yawn. Is it still dark where you are? Pitch dark here… for hours and hours more… But it doesn’t matter. Light or dark, we write: She long thought sunrises were over-rated. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to

She stomped on the hat… #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets

Do you have a pre-writing ritual? Mine is to take a pen and start writing. It really can be that easy. Ok. Ready? Go: She stomped on the hat. Twice. But she did not cry. The Rules: Beginners: Set a

She stomped on the hat… #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets

Do you have a pre-writing ritual? Mine is to take a pen and start writing. It really can be that easy. Ok. Ready? Go: She stomped on the hat. Twice. But she did not cry. The Rules: Beginners: Set a

Best. Writing. Prompt. Ever. #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets

All I’ve got to say today is you’re welcome. The towel was soaked, and so was she. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s

Best. Writing. Prompt. Ever. #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets

All I’ve got to say today is you’re welcome. The towel was soaked, and so was she. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s

You’ll have fun with this one… #writingprompts #janeausten #dirtywritingsecrets

Oh, the places you’ll go with this one, kittens: Jane Austen, on acid. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s enough. Then add a

You’ll have fun with this one… #writingprompts #janeausten #dirtywritingsecrets

Oh, the places you’ll go with this one, kittens: Jane Austen, on acid. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s enough. Then add a

This week’s writing prompt is the worst thing you can ever hear, or say to someone… #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Monday, kittens. Now, let’s go dark: “I can’t forgive that.” The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s enough. Then add a minute or

This week’s writing prompt is the worst thing you can ever hear, or say to someone… #writingprompts #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Monday, kittens. Now, let’s go dark: “I can’t forgive that.” The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s enough. Then add a minute or

Today’s writing prompt is an answer to a question asked off-page #writingprompts #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? The question is asked off-page. You begin with the answer: “Hard.” Who said it? What was the question? Do you need to reveal any of it to the reader? Go. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to

Today’s writing prompt is an answer to a question asked off-page #writingprompts #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? The question is asked off-page. You begin with the answer: “Hard.” Who said it? What was the question? Do you need to reveal any of it to the reader? Go. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to

A kiss. It was just a kiss #writingprompts #amwritingromance #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Pen, paper, notebook (fingers, keys, laptop), and… go: A kiss. It was just a kiss. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s enough.

A kiss. It was just a kiss #writingprompts #amwritingromance #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready? Pen, paper, notebook (fingers, keys, laptop), and… go: A kiss. It was just a kiss. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes. That’s enough.

Teeth. Nipple. Tongue. Then… #writingprompts #writedialogue #dirtywritingsecrets

I might be ovulating. That’s not the writing prompt. This is: . Teeth. Nipple. Tongue. Then, teeth again. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes.

Teeth. Nipple. Tongue. Then… #writingprompts #writedialogue #dirtywritingsecrets

I might be ovulating. That’s not the writing prompt. This is: . Teeth. Nipple. Tongue. Then, teeth again. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes.

Monday writing prompt #writingprompts #writedialogue #dirtywritingsecrets

I love writing dialogue. You? Good. That’s how we start today.   “No,” he said, and turned away. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes.

Monday writing prompt #writingprompts #writedialogue #dirtywritingsecrets

I love writing dialogue. You? Good. That’s how we start today.   “No,” he said, and turned away. The Rules: Beginners: Set a timer for five to 15 minutes. If you’re just beginning a writing practice, write for five minutes.

More Than a Guilty Pleasure, Day 21 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: The rug burn was worth it. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to

More Than a Guilty Pleasure, Day 21 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: The rug burn was worth it. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write to

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 20 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: But then, suddenly, his wings fell off. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 20 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: But then, suddenly, his wings fell off. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only. Write

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 19 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: First, she would need six pounds of cherries. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only.

More Than A Guilty Pleasure, Day 19 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: First, she would need six pounds of cherries. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes only.

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 12 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

(Yes, my week has 12 days. LOL. You know what I mean–we’re in the second week of the course, and the 12th day of the writing prompts.) WRITING PROMPT: “I don’t expect you to walk in them,” he said. RULES

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 12 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

(Yes, my week has 12 days. LOL. You know what I mean–we’re in the second week of the course, and the 12th day of the writing prompts.) WRITING PROMPT: “I don’t expect you to walk in them,” he said. RULES

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 10 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: When she opened her eyes, he would not be there. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 10 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: When she opened her eyes, he would not be there. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 9 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: She did not want to do her Kegel exercises. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 9 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: She did not want to do her Kegel exercises. RULES (for everyone) Write–no going back, deleting or revising. WRITE FORWARD. No re-reading your work or showing it to anyone after you’ve written it. This is for your eyes

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 7 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: Wasn’t that every woman’s dream? Beginners: Write for 15 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 45 minutes. Advanced:  You can’t write today. (EDGING!) You can THINK about what you’d write. You can “write” in your head. Or while you go

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 7 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: Wasn’t that every woman’s dream? Beginners: Write for 15 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 45 minutes. Advanced:  You can’t write today. (EDGING!) You can THINK about what you’d write. You can “write” in your head. Or while you go

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 6 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: Everybody knew Cupid had a sick sense of humor… Beginners: Write for 15 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 40 minutes. Advanced: For days 4, 5, 6: Look at your times & word counts from days 1, 2, and 3. Estimate

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 6 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: Everybody knew Cupid had a sick sense of humor… Beginners: Write for 15 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 40 minutes. Advanced: For days 4, 5, 6: Look at your times & word counts from days 1, 2, and 3. Estimate