prompts, please?

I have been suffering from serious writer's block lately. I guess that's fairly obvious. I want to write, very badly actually, but I just can't seem to string any meaningful words together.

I don't know if I have any readers left at all by now, but if you're out there and you'd like to see more of my writing, I've got a favor to ask of you. Please ask me a question, make an observation, or suggest a topic you think I should cover here. Absolutely anything goes.

You can submit anonymously or not, either way. Just leave a comment below or email me via link at the top of the page.

I know this is a lot to ask, but I'm getting desperate- this place is such a good outlet for me and I really want to use it. I thank you from the bottom of my heart in advance!


Cass said...

as a friend far away, i'd love to hear more about your new home! how do you like it? how does it feel to have space again?! and a yard!

also, since i'm currently a teacher of writing and sometimes all i DO is give's what we did today in my class (and it produced some great results): start with a place that is familiar to you, either from your childhood or a time that sticks with you, and describe what this place is like on a friday one very long sentence. write for 13 minutes without stopping, without coming to a period (or semicolon either). let yourself go wherever the writing takes you, for example, "Friday night on Jackson Street the teenagers are driving back and forth, back and forth, a parade of flirting cars, new paint jobs shining like the back side of a ladybug, which I saw in my garden yesterday morning as I noticed that the lettuce had been eaten by the rabbit that has given me such grief, those little furry cheeks chewing up....etc etc etc" (that's a terrible example, but you get the picture.) at the end of 13 minutes, find a place to end.

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