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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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Interview Competition

TRANSCRIPTION — The art of inquiry.

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Flash Autobiography

SNAPSHOT — An impossible task.

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Write the world prompt dialogue dexterity

Dialogue Dexterity

DISCOURSE — Said and unsaid.

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Omniscient Lens

Perspective — The power to see all.

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Sports journalism competition

Sports Journalism Competition

Article — The ball's in your court.

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Third Person Limited

Perspective — Another point of view.

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Write the world   year by year prompt

Year by Year

CATALOG — Your life told in memories.

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Write the world   names for nature prompt

Names for Nature

IDENTIFICATION — Name a place “before it’s gone”.

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Slow Seeing

OBSERVATION — Record a natural phenomenon.

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Talking to “You”

PERSPECTIVE — Writing in the second person.

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Returning

Description — Back to your turf.

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Write the world   writing small prompt

Writing Small

Flash Fiction — A word limit and given object.

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Write the world    truths and untruths prompt

Truths and Untruths

List — What do you wish?

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Open Prompt

Free Writing — Write about anything you like!

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