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Sarah Herrington – #febflash

Sarah Herrington PROMPTS AND CRAFT TIP Craft Tip + Prompt: The Writer’s Altar “The artist seeks contact with his intuitive sense of the gods, but in order to create his work, he cannot stay in this seductive and incorporeal…

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David Ryan – #febflash

David Ryan EXERCISE: FLASH AND TORQUE This might work best with an idea you’ve already had in mind—some single, relatively simple idea that seems strange and interesting in some way. It might be something that happened to you…

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Tara Laskowski – #febflash

Tara Laskowski WRITING PROMPT Visit the Merriam-Webster Time Traveler site [link: https://www.merriam-webster.com/time-traveler] and choose the year you were born to see a list of words that were first introduced that year. Choose three of them and write a three-paragraph…

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Mary McLaughlin Slechta – #febflash

Mary McLaughlin Slechta WRITING PROMPT I have a small wooden drawer long detached from its bureau. It’s a great catch all for things I’ve kept past their usefulness and others discovered on walks around the neighborhood, especially in a…

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David Hollander – #febflash

David Hollander THE UNDELIVERED MESSAGE: A WRITING PROMPT   Many of the prompts that I’ve had the most success with involve the institution of formal rules or limitations, which have the odd effect of liberating writers from having to…

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Sarah Freligh – #febflash

Sarah Freligh WRITING PROMPT Write a life story in three brief scenes involving hair. Sarah Freligh is the author of four books, including Sad Math, winner of the 2014 Moon City Press Poetry Prize and the 2015 Whirling…

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Nicole Callihan – #febflash

Nicole Callihan WRITING PROMPT Often prompts focus on content, but today, I’d like you to think about form. Write a story in exactly two grammatically correct sentences. One of the sentences—perhaps the first, though if not the first, certainly…

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Margo Berdeshevsky – #febflash

Margo Berdeshevsky WRITING PROMPT Create a connection/conversation with an object, real… or virtual, from your childhood…hold it in your hands or in your arms … and talk with it/to it…tell that object what was the saddest moment of your life…