Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #163

Today we have something special. I sent out some tweets asking bloggers to give me one random word for this challenge. The following 10 bloggers played nice and contributed (blogger #1 chose word #1, etc.):

  1. Graham Strong – Graham Strong’s Novel Writing Blog
  2. Cyndi Tefft
  3. Nicky- Freelance Medical Writer
  4. Maureen
  5. AmyBeth Inverness -  A little science, a little fiction, a little romance, a little friction.
  6. Amy M. Young
  7. Alisa Bonsignore
  8. Stacey Cornelius – creative marketing advice
  9. Sarah E. Olson
  10. Nikki Groom – Resonate

Writing prompts cure writer’s block. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, do those too.)

  1. Moist
  2. Frogs
  3. Piglet
  4. Dream
  5. Ack
  6. Heartbreak
  7. Pickle
  8. Meddling
  9. Degenerate
  10. Rambunctious

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there


Something Special For Tomorrow

I decided to send out tweets asking for one random word from bloggers. I’ll use their words for tomorrow’s challenge. I had a blast interacting with the people in Twitter, and the challenge should be fun. The 10 bloggers have a variety of interests and backgrounds, so this should be fun.

Make sure to show up with your A-Game. 🙂


Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #162

Writing prompts cure writer’s block. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, do those too.)

  1. Place 
  2. Dump
  3. Remove
  4. Top
  5. Complete
  6. Slab
  7. Area
  8. Steam
  9. Start
  10. Total

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there


Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #161

Today we have Derek Halpern,  list building specialist,  choosing today’s words. Show him what you’ve got.

Writing prompts cure writer’s block. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, do those too.)

  1. Indomitable – incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable
  2. Civilian
  3. Incessant – Continuing without interruption
  4. Creep
  5. Initiative
  6. Creative
  7. Impossible
  8. Chaos
  9. Inebriate – to make drunk
  10. Triggers

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there


Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #160

Our own business writing specialist, Cathy Miller, chose today’s words. Show our Welcoming Queen some love.

Writing prompts cure writer’s block. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, do those too.)

  1. Glorious
  2. Promise
  3. Happy
  4. Positive
  5. Thankful
  6. Necessary
  7. Unbelievable
  8. Only
  9. Restrictive
  10. Free

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there


Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #159

Aaron Pogue chose the words today. He is a novelist, a publisher, and a book designer. He provides weekly writing advice at his site Unstressed Syllables, and designs the ebook production process for Consortium Books. He’s also celebrating the meteoric rise of his recently-released fantasy novel Taming Fire on the Amazon Science Fiction and Fantasy bestseller list. (It’s currently at #60).

BET YOU CAN’T do this writing prompt. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying all of them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Ecstatic
  2. Luminous – Emitting light, especially emitting self-generated light; Easily comprehended; clear
  3. Cascade
  4. Potential
  5. Happenstance
  6. Chaos
  7. Distraction 
  8. Trend
  9. Schedule
  10. Maniacal – Suggestive of or afflicted with insanity

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there


Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge #158

James Chartrand of MenWithPens choose today’s words. After you submit, visit her site and pester her to write a fiction book. 😉

BET YOU CAN’T do this writing prompt. Take the 10 random words below and, in the comments, crush writer’s block by creating a cohesive, creative short story tying all of them together! And remember: after (if) you finish, highlight your words and click the bold button to make them stand out and help you determine if you forgot any words. (If you’ve missed previous writing prompts, we BET YOU CAN’T do those, either.)

  1. Trapeze
  2. Spectacular
  3. Magician 
  4. Unicycle
  5. Spandex
  6. Mysterious
  7. Innovation 
  8. Originality
  9. Totem 
  10. Jugglers

NOTE: Don’t copy and paste from MS Word. Use a program like notepad that removes formatting or just type in the comment field itself. Also, finish your submission, THEN bold the words. Thanks. (And don’t forget to tweet this and share it with your friends.)

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Resources you should check out:
Thesis: Best Damn Theme on the Web
Collective Ink Well: Personalize Your Thesis Theme
Third Tribe Marketing: Marketing done the right way
Story Structure Demystified: Best damn writing book out there