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Insomniacs Anonymous 7-28-17

You’re awake. Instead of writing the Great American Novel—or even a mediocre one—you’re reading our blog. Okay, then. We offer a topic; you respond. Let your fellow writers inspire you, and return to that manuscript refreshed.

What’s your favorite book so far this summer?

Practical Prompt 7-26-17

You finally have a moment to write, but what to do with your limited time? Here’s a practical prompt to kickstart the story you’re working on right now. The clock is ticking, people. Start writing.

If you are in the early plotting/outlining stage of your story, try switching up the genders of your main characters. Maybe your first impulse was to make the bad guy a guy, but does he have to be? Ask yourself how it would change the story if you made him a her, or vice versa, and whether or not that’s a better approach.

Insomniacs Anonymous 7-21-17

You’re awake. Instead of writing the Great American Novel—or even a mediocre one—you’re reading our blog. Okay, then. We offer a topic; you respond. Let your fellow writers inspire you, and return to that manuscript refreshed.

What’s the most helpful book on writing that you’ve read recently?

Practical Prompt 7-19-17

You finally have a moment to write, but what to do with your limited time? Here’s a practical prompt to kickstart the story you’re working on right now. The clock is ticking, people. Start writing.

Watch out for equivocating language that can weaken your prose: just, maybe, a bit etc. Delete them. You won’t miss them.

Insomniacs Anonymous 7-14-17

You’re awake. Instead of writing the Great American Novel—or even a mediocre one—you’re reading our blog. Okay, then. We offer a topic; you respond. Let your fellow writers inspire you, and return to that manuscript refreshed.

What’s your favorite film adaptation of a book?