Writing prompts are a great source of inspiration and can result is some great stories (I my opinion).Each week I'll post a new prompt in the discussion page and I'll try to give my feedback one all the entries. See the description post for further information.Happy writing.See More
"I am glad your day is brighter. I think when people suffer from depression writing is one of the best outlets. I also think it is great to be part of a blog or a community because you can be social and antisocial at the same time. It is good to…"
This post definitely made me think. Especially: " I don't write to be published. " "I write for myself. "
"I Write because I love it and I love my characters and ideas"
Those words speak volumes.…"
I enjoy writing. I am not the best with grammar. I am not that great with the professional aspect of things, yet I can create a vivid description of things and I make characters come alive. I may never sell anything, but I have enough totes full of research and writing for someone to help make my work a masterpiece. I am only beginning to share things with the world (network). I also know if I do not try I will never know the answer.
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