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7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #1 The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to Elle Luna’s The Crossroads of Should

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #1 The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to Elle Luna’s The Crossroads of Should

That was when he noticed the heavy duty anchors in the ceiling #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

You provide the pen and paper and the discipline. I provide the inspiration. Go: Writing prompt: That was when he noticed the heavy duty anchors in the ceiling Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane

That was when he noticed the heavy duty anchors in the ceiling #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

You provide the pen and paper and the discipline. I provide the inspiration. Go: Writing prompt: That was when he noticed the heavy duty anchors in the ceiling Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane

She was not going to surrender without a fight #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

You provide the pen and paper and the discipline. I provide the inspiration. Go: Writing prompt: She was not going to surrender without a fight. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer

She was not going to surrender without a fight #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

You provide the pen and paper and the discipline. I provide the inspiration. Go: Writing prompt: She was not going to surrender without a fight. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer

It was like the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet, as directed by Tim Burton #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Canada Day! It’s Monday, though, so, you know what you gotta do. Writing prompt: It was like the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet, as directed by Tim Burton. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts:

It was like the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet, as directed by Tim Burton #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Happy Canada Day! It’s Monday, though, so, you know what you gotta do. Writing prompt: It was like the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet, as directed by Tim Burton. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts:

He didn’t believe in curses, but… #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

On Mondays, we write! Pen, paper, five minutes of time–go: Writing prompt: He didn’t believe in curses, but… Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30

He didn’t believe in curses, but… #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

On Mondays, we write! Pen, paper, five minutes of time–go: Writing prompt: He didn’t believe in curses, but… Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first 30

The bedroom was empty but the closet wasn’t #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready to write? Pen, paper, five minutes of time–go: Writing prompt: The bedroom was empty but the closet wasn’t. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first

The bedroom was empty but the closet wasn’t #writingprompt #dirtywritingsecrets

Ready to write? Pen, paper, five minutes of time–go: Writing prompt: The bedroom was empty but the closet wasn’t. Need more? How (and why) to work with writing prompts: M. Jane Colette’s short primer on this amazing censor-buster The first

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 is about how penises are overrated. Sort of

The writing prompt: 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 mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?

Today’s #writingprompt is about how penises are overrated. Sort of

The writing prompt: 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 mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?

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