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Write the world   micro memoir prompt

Micro Memoir

250 WORDS — The exploration of a moment.

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Fantasy 2018

Fantasy Writing Competition

SHORT STORY — Reimagine the world.

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Write the world   water body prompt

Water Body

poem — Taking inspiration from the sea.

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Smog. Smoke. Soot.

DESCRIPTION — The air we breathe.

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Write the world   refuge prompt

Refuge

Definition — What does this word mean to you?

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Write the world   thrive competition

Unplugged: Op-Ed Competition

Opinion — Living life without an audience.

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Returning

Description — Back to your turf.

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Write the world   investigate yourself prompt

Investigate Yourself

ANALYSIS — Where do you get your news?

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Write the world    0 9 prompt

0-9

Story — Narrative in numbers.

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Write the world   footprints prompt

Footprints

Two Lists — What do you want to leave behind?

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Earth day

Earth Day Writing Competition

— The future is yours.

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Write the world   bread and light prompt

Bread and Light

List — What nourishes your life?

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History

History Alive

RAP — Beats on a bygone era.

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Free writing

Open Prompt

Free Writing — Write about anything you like!

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