Dialogue Prompt – Aggressively Ignore

I’m sure there are pieces of our lives that all of us would like to ignore. Of course most of us know that won’t work. Imagine, if you will, that you were to actively try to ignore something that was especially uncomfortable to you in hopes that it would just go away. You might have done just that at one point in your life, but what happened? Did it disappear? Probably not.

Writing Prompt

In this prompt by The Fake Redhead, that’s what the first speaker is trying to do. Of course the second person logically tries to tell them that won’t work, but do you think they will listen?

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Reddit for Writers

Reddit is a site where a lot of topics can and are discussed. It’s no surprise that they have their own communities for writers. There are at least two of them under the tags writing and write.

The site provides a forum for asking questions of other writers about all sorts of questions. For example if you want to ask somewhere where to find a good editor, there might be someone on reddit who can answer that question. Looking for a publisher who works with your genre of story? Asking on reddit might be the way to go.

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National Novel Writing Month

The National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as it is more commonly known. is best known as a challenge in the month of November to write 50,000 words in 30 days. That is a very limited view of what it is.

The website has a forum where thousands and thousands of writers communicate and aid each other in their writing journey. You can join a online community in your area and learn about write-ins where writers from your area come together and write together. There are places to ask questions on subjects you don’t understand or are having trouble researching. If you have a question about how to say something in another language, you can put it before the community and see if someone can help you out.

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Writing Prompt – Doll Prophecy

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This prompt was fun to make and pretty much ridiculous. There are all sorts of stories centered around prophecies, so I thought I would make one of my own.

There isn’t much to it, but I think the right person could have a lot of fun with this prophecy. Maybe that right person is you. If you think it is, definitely have fun with it and let me know, because I’d love to see what you did with it.

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Writer Communities

Everyone needs a place they call home. They need someone who they can count on and who can understand them and support them. Writing is considered a lonely profession by many and often times people closest to writers just don’t understand why their friend or family member would want to take up that kind of hobby. Although there are certainly people who write as a hobby, even those who make it as their profession are often seen to just be dabbling in it or use it as a stop gap until something better come along.

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Character Bank – Dragonoid Shapeshifter

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Here’s my second prompt of my own making. This one is completely made from my head. I’m sure it’s influenced by various things, but none that I specifically know of.

If you can’t tell, I love dragons. They are fascinating creatures and there are all sorts of versions of them in literature, so I decided to make this character bank prompt about them.

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Writing Prompt – I Love You Villain

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This is the first prompt I have brought here from Food for Thought writing prompts, which appear to be by Addison Brooks. I couldn’t find a website for Addison, so I am including a link to the pinterest board instead.

I’m not exactly good at romances and honestly I’m not sure if this is a romance or some sort of trick on the part of the hero. It could be either which is one of the things that makes it a good prompt, there are multiple paths you could take that would be very different.

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Writing Prompt – Interrogation Photos

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This prompt makes me think of an episode of Mission Impossible that I watched years ago. It was an interesting story, as they tend to be, where they were trying to convince a man that they had found the Fountain of Youth. This involved making photos that looked like they were from a long time ago and over many generations of the same person.

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Writing Prompt – Sewer Portals

Writing Prompt

This writing prompt is an interesting what-if that would work wonderfully in fantasy or sci-fi, depending on how you decided to handle it.

Unlike most prompts, this one has a very specific location, thought of course you could change it if you want, too. With the various elements listed, it does give a general time frame as well. It has to be after the US and Australia both existed, presumably as nations, and also had some sort of sewer system.

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