Category Archives: Writing 101

Writing 101, Day Twenty: The Things We Treasure

Writing 101, Day Twenty: The Things We Treasure For our final assignment, tell the tale of your most-prized possession. If you’re up for a twist, go long — experiment with longform and push yourself to write more than usual. Things … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Nineteen: Don’t Stop the Rockin’

Writing 101, Day Nineteen: Don’t Stop the Rockin’ On this free writing day, remember the words of author Anne Lamott: “I don’t think you have time to waste not writing because you are afraid you won’t be good at it.” … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Eighteen: Hone Your Point of View

Writing 101, Day Eighteen: Hone Your Point of View The neighborhood has seen better days, but Mrs. Pauley has lived there since before anyone can remember. She raised a family of six boys, who’ve all grown up and moved away. … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Seventeen: Your Personality on the Page

Writing 101, Day Seventeen: Your Personality on the Page What are you scared of? Address one of your worst fears. If you’re up for a twist, write this post in a style that’s different from your own. War I am … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Sixteen: Serial Killer III

Writing 101, Day Sixteen: Serial Killer III Today, imagine you work in a place where you manage lost or forgotten items. What might you find in the pile? For those participating in our serial challenge, reflect on the theme of … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Fifteen: Your Voice Will Find You

Writing 101, Day Fifteen: Your Voice Will Find You You’re told that an event that’s dear to your heart — an annual fair, festival, or conference — will be cancelled forever (or taken over by an evil organization). Write about … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Fourteen: To Whom It May Concern

Writing 101, Day Fourteen: To Whom It May Concern Pick up the nearest book and flip to page 29. What jumps out at you? Start there, and try a twist: write in the form of a letter. Understand is the … Continue reading

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