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Using Prompts to Prompt You in the Writing Direction

At Winter Wheat (November 19) I gave a presentation on prompts. What is a writing prompt? It is an exercise used to move the writer beyond the fear of a blank page and get something on the page. But how does the writer come up with an idea to write about? This quote from Stephen …

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My Winter Wheat Session on Prompts

I called my session: Using Prompts to Prompt You in the Writing Direction. My session was from 9-10:15 a.m. Saturday, November 18. I opened my presentation with a quote from Stephen King’s “On Writing:” “…two previously unrelated ideas come together and make something new under the sun.” (25) So for prompts, you can give one …

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