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My december

My December Writing Competition 2018

CREATIVE NONFICTION — What does this month mean to you?

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Write the world   mixtape prompt

Mixtape

PLAYLIST — Make the soundtrack to your life.

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Write the world   polar opposite prompt

Polar Opposite

Story Scene — Main character = your exact opposite.

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Write the world   house of books prompt

House of Books

reflection — The magic of a library.

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Write the world   novel writing competition 2018

Novel Writing Competition 2018

Fiction — Create a new world.

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Write the world   the challenge of courage   jfk

The Challenge of Courage

Reflection — What does this quote mean to you?

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Write the world   state of awe

State of Awe

MEMORY — Your earliest moment of wonder.

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Write the world   turned to stone

Turned to Stone

SUSPENSE — Reel us in with a first paragraph.

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Write the world   in the house prompt

In the House

— Describe a presence in your house.

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Magic

Everyday Magic

Passage — Fuse the real and surreal.

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Why i write

Why I Write

Reflection — I write as an act of slowness... I write to meet my ghosts. ... I write becau...

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Write the world   once the world was... prompt

Once the World Was...

Myth-poem — Tell an origin story.

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Free writing

Open Prompt

Free Writing — Write about anything you like!

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