Writing Prompt – “Before you marry a person…”

“Before you marry a person you shouldWrite a scene with a couple bickering over slow Wi-Fi. Who is more patient? What does it reveal about these characters? Does this change their relationship?

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How To Get Your Creative Jam On

We all know people who are naturally creative. They can roll out ideas effortlessly. Some people are just blessed with creative minds, while others struggle to brainstorm new ideas. But there is still hope for people who want to be more creative. It just takes a lot of work and patience. All How to be morewriters worry that someday their well of creativity will run dry. You’ve got your paper. You’ve got your pen. You’re all ready to start pounding out that masterpiece, but you’re just stuck. Nothing that you come up with seems to work. Here’s a few things I do when I’m feeling low on creativity.

Coloring books – get one

I swear by coloring books. Even if you don’t need it for a creativity boost, the nostalgic smell of cheap crayons brings back all those simple childhood days. Coloring books are wonderful because they give you a place to start. You have an outline. You have constraints, but still lots of space to make the picture your own. Do Zentangle in between the lines instead. Take things and mold them to make them your own.Read More »

Writing Prompt: Strange Traditions

20150428_194102For my freshman year of college, my roommate and I had a small, fake, Charlie Brown-esque Christmas tree that we had sitting on our windowsill. However, neither of us wanted to haul it home during breaks, so it stayed there the whole year and we would decorate it for seasons and holidays. For Valentine’s Day, it donned a red heart garland. For spring, we tucked fake flowers into the branches. It not only becameRead More »