Neighbors – The Good and the Bad

Neighbors – The Good and the Bad

I’m taking my own advice and using and writing today using my 52 Prompts for Bloggers. I’m starting out at the top of the list which is a prompt about neighbors. So I have lots of neighbors and I’ve lived in the same place for over 20 years so I have seen many come and go also. There have been a few I’ve been happy to see leave, but many … Continue Reading →
52 Prompts for Bloggers Who Feel Blocked – Enough for 1 Post a Week for a Full Year!

52 Prompts for Bloggers Who Feel Blocked – Enough for 1 Post a Week for a Full Year!

So I’m a blogger, obviously, but I have felt blocked for a while now. It dawned on me that I need to follow my own advice. I have older posts with writing prompts in them that were aimed at use for teens, but really anyone can use them. As a blogger these can help us jump start our creativity again. So I’ve taken some of my favorites from my original … Continue Reading →
Using Photos for Writing Prompts for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Using Photos for Writing Prompts for Kids, Teens, and Adults

During summer break kids, of all ages, can really get creative with their writing. I’ve done a few posts with lists of writing prompts for diaries, journals, and stories, 83 Teen Writing Prompts and 77 More Teen Writing Prompts. Today I want to share another great way to get minds thinking by using photos as writing prompts. There is no right or wrong way to use photos for writing prompts either. … Continue Reading →
Type-A Conference Notes – Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading

Type-A Conference Notes – Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading

This post is the second in a series I am writing about my experience at the 2014 Type-A Conference on social media. There are many business-centric sessions at Type-A conference but I do try to step out of my comfort zone a bit on some of the sessions. To that point I decided to attend Refining Your Voice – How to Write Posts People Can’t Stop Reading presented by Megan … Continue Reading →
77 More Teen Writing Prompts

77 More Teen Writing Prompts

  One of the more popular posts on my blog is 83 Teen Writing Prompts from way back in January of 2012. While it is titled for teens, really anyone can use it. Writing prompts are a great way to encourage daily journal writing and free flow thinking. There are no right and wrong answers. UPDATE: Make sure you check out my more recent post on Using Photos as Writing … Continue Reading →
Just Write – Crazy Taxi Story from Boston

Just Write – Crazy Taxi Story from Boston

UPDATE January 15, 2014 – I am thrilled to announce that this post was selected as one of the 20 funniest in 2013 by All Things Fadra in her Blogmas 2013! Happy dance! Thanks Fadra, glad you enjoyed the post. I encourage you all to drop by and check out the rest of the Blogmas 2013 picks – it is a great way to find new blogs to read.   … Continue Reading →
Just Write – Flying

Just Write – Flying

While I was at the Type-A Conference recently I learned about Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary’s Just Write challenge. It is a Tuesday thing, but I’m playing catch up and trying it for the first time today. The gist is to just write – about whatever. So here goes. I love to fly. I wish the windows were better though in the airplanes because it is hard to take pictures … Continue Reading →
83 Teen Writing Prompts

83 Teen Writing Prompts

This evening I was looking through some of our homeschooling materials from our last year of homeschooling (yes I still miss it) and I came across the list of writing prompts that my son used during his junior high years. I thought some of you who homeschool might like this list. I had this list for my son to use for ideas for his daily journal writing if he could … Continue Reading →