“Play around. Dive into absurdity and write. Take chances. You will succeed if you are fearless of failure.”
-- Natalie Goldberg
What might you do to incorporate more play into your writing?
How risky are you with your writing? What could you do to take more risks in your writing and creativity? What stops you?
How do you define absurd?
What is absurd in your own life that you could explore more with words?
Make a list of 5 - 10 ways to add more play and playfulness to your writing experience.
Make a list of 5 - 10 ways you could stop getting in the way of your own creative risk taking
Bonus: Take actions from one of the items on your list.
Conventional Writing Prompt
I love playing…
I don’t love playing…..
I remember when I took a chance on….
When I forget to be afraid I…..
This series (now a part of the Ultimate Blog Challenge) is also serving as a bridge to my new blog which will be unveiled in the middle of the month. In past blog challenges I have offered prompts under the "Let Your Words Flow" name. The Inspiration from Literary Grannies serve as a subset of that series.
I welcome your comments, your questions and your quote contributions. Please share the prompts with your writing buddies and friends!
In fact, as you read books written by women in 2015, take note of inspiring quotes. I would love to add them to my collection and may even write a prompt from them.
This is Ultimate Blog Challenge Post 6/31 in January, 2015
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