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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 11 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: 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 a natural ending. Stop. No, you

More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 11 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: 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 a natural ending. Stop. No, you

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 2, Day 8 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: He tried to convince her it was because of the moon. 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

More than A Guilty Pleasure: Week 2, Day 8 #writingprompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: He tried to convince her it was because of the moon. 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

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

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 5 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: She hid it so well he wasn’t going to be able to find it.  Beginners: Write for 13 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 35 minutes. Advanced: Look at your times & word counts from days 1, 2, and 3. Estimate

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 5 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: She hid it so well he wasn’t going to be able to find it.  Beginners: Write for 13 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 35 minutes. Advanced: Look at your times & word counts from days 1, 2, and 3. Estimate

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 4 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: The floor was cold and sticky, but… Beginners: Write for 11 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 30 minutes. Advanced: Look at your times & word counts from days 1, 2, and 3. Estimate when you think your natural break will

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 4 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: The floor was cold and sticky, but… Beginners: Write for 11 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 30 minutes. Advanced: Look at your times & word counts from days 1, 2, and 3. Estimate when you think your natural break will

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 3 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance #writingtips

WRITING PROMPT: The writing was almost indecipherable. Almost. Beginners: Write for 9 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 25 minutes. Advanced: Write until you reach a natural break. Note down your time and word count. (Your natural break may be 15 minutes.

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 3 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance #writingtips

WRITING PROMPT: The writing was almost indecipherable. Almost. Beginners: Write for 9 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 25 minutes. Advanced: Write until you reach a natural break. Note down your time and word count. (Your natural break may be 15 minutes.

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 2 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: He was the perfect house husband, except… . Beginners: Write for 7 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 20 minutes. Advanced: Write until you reach a natural break. Note down your time and word count. (Your natural break may be

More Than a Guilty Pleasure: Week 1, Day 2 #WritingPrompt #amwritingromance

WRITING PROMPT: He was the perfect house husband, except… . Beginners: Write for 7 minutes. Intermediate: Write for 20 minutes. Advanced: Write until you reach a natural break. Note down your time and word count. (Your natural break may be

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

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

He would not touch her #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

No foreplay today, just go: He would not touch her. 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 two

He would not touch her #writingprompt #amwriting #dirtywritingsecrets

No foreplay today, just go: He would not touch her. 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 two

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

How to Avoid Making Art: a cartoon lecture from Julia Cameron #minibookreview

I spent a night last week  with Julia Cameron. Like, really. In person. We’re besties. Ok, there were hundreds of other people there. But we were in the same room. And we totally made eye-contact. (She was in Edmonton on

How to Avoid Making Art: a cartoon lecture from Julia Cameron #minibookreview

I spent a night last week  with Julia Cameron. Like, really. In person. We’re besties. Ok, there were hundreds of other people there. But we were in the same room. And we totally made eye-contact. (She was in Edmonton on

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.