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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Mom and Dad are cheerful, almost giddy, because Granny’s having a good day: not throwing things, not screaming that she hates Dad, that she’d rather be dead. –Tomorrow Is Winter by Callie Snow

Fiction Writing Prompt: Tell the story of an elderly person who terrorizes his/her family.

Journaling Prompt: Describe your parents’ relationships with their parents. How does this affect you?

Art Prompt: Granny’s having a good day

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience about the issues with eldercare in our society.

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I was born and raised in the forest, among my kind. –AULD LANG SYNE BY MICHAEL SNYDER

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the first line of the week as the starting point or inspiration for a scene, story, poem, or haiku.

Journaling Prompt: Would you prefer to live in the forest or at the beach? Why?

Art Prompt: Forest baby

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience a dramatic or humorous story about something that happened to you in a forest.

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Samantha Reed Smith (June 29, 1972 – August 25, 1985) was an American schoolgirl, peace activist and child actress from Manchester, Maine, who became famous in the Cold War era United States and Soviet Union. In 1982, Smith wrote a letter to the newly appointed CPSU General Secretary Yuri Andropov and received a personal reply with a personal invitation to visit the Soviet Union, which she accepted.

Smith attracted extensive media attention in both countries as a “Goodwill Ambassador” and became known as “America’s Youngest Ambassador” participating in peacemaking activities in Japan.[1] She wrote a book about her visit to the Soviet Union and co-starred in the television series Lime Street, before her death at the age of 13 in the Bar Harbor Airlines Flight 1808 plane crash. –Wikipedia

Fiction Writing Prompt: Tell the story of a remarkable child.

Journaling Prompt: What did you do as a kid that you are still proud of?

Art Prompt: Peace

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience about Samantha Smith and draw some lessons that we can learn from her.

Photo Credit: U.S. girl Samantha Smith in Artek on Wikimedia

Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you!

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precocious
  • Characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude); as, “a precocious child”; “a precocious achievement.”
  • (Botany) Flowering or fruiting early.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Write about someone who is precocious.

Art Prompt: Precocious

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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