Apprentice Wordsmith A Writer's Blog

Idea You Can Steal 32 -- An Old Romance

My town finally got snow last week. It lasted a full two days before a freak warm spell melted it all. Here’s a story idea for the next time weather keeps you inside.

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Self-Improvement for Writers

January and self-improvement have gone hand-in-hand since – forever. Physical health goals are the ones everyone talks about: losing weight, exercising more, and kicking bad habits. Mental health, however, isn’t talked about as often. Taking care of your psyche is important for everybody, but it’s especially important for creatives like us.

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Writing Prompts 25

New year. New decade. I hope yours is off to a good start. Here are some new prompts to jumpstart your 2020 writing.

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Idea You Can Steal 31 -- A Cozy Life Shattered

There’s only a few days left of 2019. Here’s one final idea to boost your writing into the new year.

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Friday Fiction -- Santa Claus Station

It’s five days till Christmas. At breakfast, six-year-old Maggie Snodgrass asks her mother, “Mom, can we see Santa Claus today?”

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