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He quit smoking a decade ago, but man, he needed a cigarette now. #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

On Mondays, we write! Pen, paper, five minutes of time–go: Writing prompt: He quit smoking a decade ago, but man, he needed a cigarette now. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer

He quit smoking a decade ago, but man, he needed a cigarette now. #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

On Mondays, we write! Pen, paper, five minutes of time–go: Writing prompt: He quit smoking a decade ago, but man, he needed a cigarette now. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer

Today’s #writingprompt combines text & image and issues a challenge

Today’s writing prompt: There was just no way to make this sexy. Challenge accepted? You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than

Today’s #writingprompt combines text & image and issues a challenge

Today’s writing prompt: There was just no way to make this sexy. Challenge accepted? You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than

Maybe it was better not to know #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Maybe it was better not to know. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing

Maybe it was better not to know #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Maybe it was better not to know. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing

It wasn’t temptation. It was an invitation. #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: It wasn’t temptation. It was an invitation. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing

It wasn’t temptation. It was an invitation. #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: It wasn’t temptation. It was an invitation. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing

Have fun with this one (I’m not the one who makes these dirty btw, it’s all YOU) #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: It was a perfect handful. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts, Collected

Have fun with this one (I’m not the one who makes these dirty btw, it’s all YOU) #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: It was a perfect handful. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts, Collected

Red was not her favourite colour #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Red was not her favourite colour. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts,

Red was not her favourite colour #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Red was not her favourite colour. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts,

Today’s writing prompt is a little bit different #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt:   You see, I prefer to be alone. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure

Today’s writing prompt is a little bit different #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt:   You see, I prefer to be alone. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure

It was a deceptively domestic moment #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: It was a deceptively domestic moment. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts,

It was a deceptively domestic moment #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: It was a deceptively domestic moment. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts,

Anne Lamott on discipline (not that kind) (well, sort of) (where’s my whip) #quote

I am a big believer in the value of applied discipline, as is my heroine, Anne Lamott:   Discipline, I have learned, leads to freedom, and there is meaning in freedom. Anne Lamott Anne Lamott, of course, is the author Bird by Bird, which is among the very few books

Anne Lamott on discipline (not that kind) (well, sort of) (where’s my whip) #quote

I am a big believer in the value of applied discipline, as is my heroine, Anne Lamott:   Discipline, I have learned, leads to freedom, and there is meaning in freedom. Anne Lamott Anne Lamott, of course, is the author Bird by Bird, which is among the very few books

Predator or prey? #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: “Predator or prey?” The quotation marks matter! This is a line of dialogue. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts

Predator or prey? #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: “Predator or prey?” The quotation marks matter! This is a line of dialogue. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts

Suddenly, everything made sense #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Suddenly, everything made sense. Totally clean unless you make it dirty. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than

Suddenly, everything made sense #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Suddenly, everything made sense. Totally clean unless you make it dirty. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than

Pierre Berton on pornographers #quote

All you need to know about adjectives, from the granddaddy of Canadian literature: The worst offenders are the pornographers who have never met an adjective they did not like. Pierre Berton And let’s not get started on adverbs. Oooh. Unless we’re talking about these adverbs: Daniel Handler’s Adverbs are (is?) good and you should read

Pierre Berton on pornographers #quote

All you need to know about adjectives, from the granddaddy of Canadian literature: The worst offenders are the pornographers who have never met an adjective they did not like. Pierre Berton And let’s not get started on adverbs. Oooh. Unless we’re talking about these adverbs: Daniel Handler’s Adverbs are (is?) good and you should read

Mmmmm, have fun with this one #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt:   “Everybody fantasizes about that,” he said. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing

Mmmmm, have fun with this one #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt:   “Everybody fantasizes about that,” he said. You know what to do. GO. 10 minutes, three pages, beginning to end–whatever’s your jam right now. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing

“I have a better use for clothespins.” #writingprompt #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: “I have a better use for clothespins.” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts, Collected mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE

“I have a better use for clothespins.” #writingprompt #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: “I have a better use for clothespins.” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts, Collected mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE

On NOT searching for perfection (for writers) #quote #amwriting #advice

I wish I could explain to “aspiring authors” and “I love to write, but I just don’t have the time” writers how important this is: One thing I learned real early in my career is that if you wait for the perfect mood, or the perfect place, or the perfect situation for writing, you’ll never write a word. John Nichols mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

On NOT searching for perfection (for writers) #quote #amwriting #advice

I wish I could explain to “aspiring authors” and “I love to write, but I just don’t have the time” writers how important this is: One thing I learned real early in my career is that if you wait for the perfect mood, or the perfect place, or the perfect situation for writing, you’ll never write a word. John Nichols mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

She would not leave empty-handed #writingprompt #getcreative #writingpractice

Today’s writing prompt (take it there): She would not leave empty-handed. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

She would not leave empty-handed #writingprompt #getcreative #writingpractice

Today’s writing prompt (take it there): She would not leave empty-handed. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

This week, we’re gonna use Frida Kahlo… #writingprompt #fridakahlo #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: She loved him as Frida loved the ugly Diego. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕

This week, we’re gonna use Frida Kahlo… #writingprompt #fridakahlo #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: She loved him as Frida loved the ugly Diego. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕

Today’s writing prompt might be a little kinky, but only if you are #writingprompt #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: “We all have our kinks. But this is not one of mine.” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

Today’s writing prompt might be a little kinky, but only if you are #writingprompt #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: “We all have our kinks. But this is not one of mine.” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

But why are you wearing a mask? #writingprompt #amwriting

This week’s writing prompt: “But why are you wearing a mask?” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

But why are you wearing a mask? #writingprompt #amwriting

This week’s writing prompt: “But why are you wearing a mask?” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

“That’s the game we’re playing…” #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt; “That’s the game we’re playing. I want the key. You…” Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning,

“That’s the game we’re playing…” #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt; “That’s the game we’re playing. I want the key. You…” Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning,