Most readers secretly wish they could write a book. Maybe they’ve even tried, only to find out that it’s harder than it looks. Let’s take the pressure out of writing by making a decision to just have some fun playing around.
Here’s the deal. Every day or so, I’ll pull a writing prompt out of my own reading. And you’ll write something about that prompt. It doesn’t need to be anything specific. Let your muse go wild! Write a haiku, draw a cartoon, create a journal entry, scribble out some flash fiction, or write the first paragraph for a novel. Whatever sounds fun. Just write!
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Welcome to the Writing ReaderI believe that the most important thing about writing is to HAVE FUN! You can worry about things like commas, point of view, tenses, etc., later. Right now, just start writing!
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