What kind of writing prompt is that?

This morning has been a success. I’ve been editing Colin’s opening scene and using chores to break-up the monotony. Its looks like this:
– 30 minutes of editing, get the creeping sensation of burn-out, start a load of laundry.
– 30 minutes of editing, get the creeping sensation of burn-out, put laundry in dryer.
– 15 minutes social media, 30 minutes of editing, get the creeping sensation of burn-out, wash the living room laminate floor.
– 30 minutes of editing, get the creeping sensation of burn-out, do the dishes.
– 30 minutes of editing, get the creeping sensation of burn-out,… well, you get the idea.

This time I want a writing related distraction, but I’m not a fan of writing prompts. They seem silly to me. Go ahead, stoke your creative juices with some silliness, I just don’t like them when I’m in the throes of novel. Honestly, how does it help to free-write on what will be written on my tombstone? Or the bravest thing I’ve ever done is?

I’d much rather write about “what ifs”. What if she said….? What if they were in a different location….?

About Kate Person

Historical Romance - Regency
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One Response to What kind of writing prompt is that?

  1. Pingback: Leaving: A writing prompt from The Write Practice | Write on the World

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