Writing Challenge #12

Holy cow!  This is writing challenge #12, which marks a whole year of challenges. NamelessDescribe people in your life without using any names.  Share your writing with friends and family and see who recognizes themselves in your words.Soundtrack of Your LifeThink of 12 songs that represent your life, either in terms of…

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Writing Challenge #11

November's writing challenges are ready for your review! Traffic PatternsDescribe a road on which you frequently travel.  What is the traffic like?  Describe the landscape.  What kind of structures are present on the street - homes, retail stores, businesses, parks, farmland?Fashion StatementWhat have you found to be the strangest fashion statement that…

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Writing Challenge #10

Time for October's writing challenges! Fairy Tale EndingsRewrite one of William Shakespeare's famous tragedies to have a happy ending.  Romeo and Juliet ride off into the sunset together, happily ever after?  Lady Macbeth finally gets the spots off her hands?  You figure it out!DisguisesMake a list of occasions, other than Halloween, that…

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Writing Challenge #9

Summer is winding down, a new school year is starting...  September challenges are ready!CopycatScience fiction, romance, horror, drama...  Pick a favorite author and write in his or her style.He Said, She SaidWrite a story using only the dialogue between characters.  As an added challenge, have someone read your finished piece and guess…

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Writing Challenge #8

In one week, I will be walking down the aisle and becoming Mrs. Martin!  It seems like just yesterday when Nick got down on one knee and proposed.  Here are a few writing challenges for this extra exciting month!Love It!I think as a whole, our culture throws around the L word.  We…

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Writing Challenge #7

July 1st.  We are officially in the second half of 2015.  Crazy!  Here are some challenges for you to work on in the summer sun (or a rainy day, if you'd prefer!).Say What?We've all done it...  We're singing along to a new song on the radio and then someone looks as us…

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Writing Challenge #6

Scariest Fictional WorldToday's culture is riddled with apocalypses, caused by zombies, aliens, extreme weather, and lack of natural resources.  Describe the scariest fictional world you have come across in literature, television, or film.  Or, if you have imagined your own "end of days" world, describe it!It's a Date!Throughout the course of a year,…

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Writing Challenge #5

It's that time of the month again!  (No, not that time...)  As always, I'm shocked that it's the beginning of yet another new month, but here is May's writing challenge, ready to go!If, Then...Inspired by Laura Numeroff's book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, or any of her "cause and effect"…

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Writing Challenge #4

April's writing challenge is here!  This month is all about making lists.  And who knows, maybe after reviewing each list, you'll take one of the items and write a whole lot about it!Spring v. Winter ListI think we all have a bit of cabin fever after being cooped up inside throughout the…

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Writing Challenge #3

March's writing challenge!Now I Know My ABCsWrite a story in which you begin each sentence with a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with Z.  How far can you get without stopping?My Un-FutureWe spend a lot of time discussing where we'd like to be in a year, five…

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