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To whet your appetite and keep your writing fingers limber, take a good look at the photo, or let a prompt settle in your mind. Set a timer for a reasonable amount of time, be that five, fifteen, or thirty minutes. Then start writing.

Photo credit: Brent Longpre/

Photo credit: Brent Longpre/


Daylight Savings Time ended in the UK last weekend and in the US earlier today. Write a story about unfortunate events that happen as a result of people falling back.


Did you write fiction when you were a child? Do you remember any of your stories? What did you most love to write about?


National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) begins today! Write an article or blog post with your best tips for writing a rough draft fast.


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