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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   sage words prompt

Sage Words

SELECTION — Carry the wisdom of a great writer.

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Write the world   rain or shine prompt

Rain or Shine

reflection — What inspires you to take action?

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Six-Word Story

Flash Fiction — Channel the power of the unsaid.

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Write the world   arctic dreams prompt

Arctic Dreams

THREE SENTENCES — How does landscape shape imagination?

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Write the world   food for the soul prompt

Food for the Soul

Recipe — Passing on tradition.

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Human connections competition   write the world

Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

PERSONAL NARRATIVE — The ties that bind.

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Write the world   tweets of self respect prompt

Tweets of Self-Respect

tweet — 280 characters of dignity.

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Write the world   local tongue

Local Tongue

Linguistics — Mingled lingo and neighborhood slang.

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Write the world   one liner prompt

One-Liner

APHORISM — Capture the whole world in a sentence.

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Run

Child Narrator

Passage — Look through young eyes.

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Trillion trees prompt

A Trillion Trees

poem — Arboreal inspiration.

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Write the world   universal knowledge prompt

Universal Knowledge

ONE SENTENCE — What’s the common language of the world?

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Write the world   genre bender prompt

Genre Bender

SCI-FI HEADLINES — Opinions from 100 years in the future.

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Free writing

Open Prompt

Free Writing — Write about anything you like!

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