team leaderWe’ve all met leaders, some good, some excellent, some execrable. The Leader is an important archetype in writing, so leadership is an important quality for writers to study. Here we have a very simple definition of one aspect of leadership that we can use in our writing.


Leadership is not something you do to people, but something you do with people. -Kenneth Blanchard, Leading at a Higher Level

Writing Prompt: Create a character sketch or write a scene about a leader.

Journaling Prompt: Write about your experiences with leaders who helped you grow as a person.

Art Prompt: Leader

Nonfiction / Speech Writing Prompt: Write about a leader you have known that exemplified this quote.

Be a leader and post your work or a link to it in the Comments section.

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