Apprentice Wordsmith A Writer's Blog

Conscious and Unconscious Inspiration

Way back in 2015, I promised a post detailing my philosophical ponderings on inspiration. Unfortunately, I’ve misplaced my original notes, so that post may never be written. Still, I wanted to keep that promise with a post talking about inspiration, and I think I’ve stumbled upon a down-to-earth way to discuss it that better fits this blog.

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Writing Prompts 32

Trying to catch up on work stuff and re-align my sleep schedule this week. Mistakes were made, and now I’m paying the price. So no witty intro (or a lame seasonal joke) this month, folks. Here’s your promised new batch of writing prompts.

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Idea You Can Steal 41 -- Lost Identity

It’s the final day of July, so here’s one more idea to kickstart your writing into August.

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Friday Fiction -- On the Red Line, Part 1

Sakari ran down the dark, damp street toward the subway station, splashing through puddles left behind by the rain. Buttery gold street lights guided him through the night to a high-rise office building sandwiched between two theaters. A brightly lit sign printed with the subway system’s wheel-shaped logo and the words “Paulownia Square” marked the entrance to the station.

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Idea You Can Steal 40 -- "I'm going to find myself some treasure!"

I don’t know about you all, but I don’t mind rain. In the summer, I look forward to it. Maybe because it’s a chance to cool down, or maybe because it washes the air clean. After what 2020 has been and still is, cleaning the air sounds nice.

Here’s a story idea for you to work on the next time you’re waiting out a rainstorm.

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