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Provocative Phrase Friday – You made me lose my temper +11 other Writing Prompts

Here are your provocative writing prompts for Friday, August 10, 2012: You made me lose my temper. you’re nervous… Your guard is down… It’s all very much why am. What can be done… Things have changed… You get the idea… I’m watching them… That’s not so good… Could I have… We have to be thankful …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – When I was in high school +11 other writing prompts

Here are your provocative writing prompts for Friday, July 27, 2012: When I was in high school… These people had… When you finally find… I stand in silence… It’s us versus them… What do you mean? My problem is people. There something you need to know about me… They were excited by… The effort killed …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – She didn't know she'd have twins +11 other writing prompts

Here are your Provocative Writing Prompts for Friday, July 20th, 2012: She didn’t know she’d have twins… In the company of drunks… It’s all in the timing… I get fat if I don’t eat ice cream. Say when… Big boys don’t cry… I will be back… Get him to write you a check… Some truths …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – She was having a bad day +11 other writing prompts

Provocative Writing Prompts for Friday, June 15th, 2012: She was having a bad day. I really, really hate you. For decades I believed… Did you sleep well, Kate? Six months after her father died… At the age of 43, I am… We heard a lot about the house… Where the action is. You’re in the …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – When you're reading the paper… +11 other writing prompts

Provocative Writing Prompts for Friday, June 8th, 2012: When you’re reading the paper… It is said… I was just confused. Are we alone? My mom and I have always been… I want but I don’t have… I wish my husband… You can leave… One girl at a time… Go ahead, it’s okay… You’re a lifer… …

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What If – The Two Most Powerful Idea Generating Words for Fiction: Part 1

What if represents endless possibility. It represents all that will or can be. The first level of what if is to ask what if as it might apply to you, the writer.  These what ifs can be ordinary or fantastic. You know yourself and can create endless stories from pairing the words what if with …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – I wanted to see her again +11 other writing prompts

Here are your Provocative Phrase writing prompts for Friday, June 1st, 2012: I wanted to see her again… What happens when… Ask her to dance? Because she doesn’t like… They say I am… I can’t help but think… You did good… You can’t send me… You are young… You haven’t slept… I forgot my cell …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – Who's the boss? +11 other writing prompts

Here are your Provocative Phrases (writing prompts) for Friday, April 27, 2012: Who’s the boss? Everyone I’ve asked has… That doesn’t make sense to me… All I do is… Is there a choice? You haven’t got a… We’ve got good news… At four o’clock my kid will be at… Now she could… This is how …

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Free Kindle Book: The Writer's Idea Book 10th Anniversary Edition

Check out this great book on generating writing ideas for any kind of project written by my friend Jack Heffron. It is a free download for your Kindle today, so save yourself  $19.99 and get it now! I don’t know how long this will last! Free sign © by khawkins04 The Writer’s Idea Book 10th …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – Oh my God! +11 other writing prompts

Here are your Provocative Writing Prompts for Friday, April 6th, 2012: Oh my God… They want to make sure… I thought you might like to know… Who can blame him? That sounds about right… I’ll be old(and possibly dead) before… I was hesitant to… I suspect that… But if you start… I don’t know… I …

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Provocative Phrase Friday – She was out of control… +11 other writing prompts

Here are your provocative phrases for Friday, March 30th, 2012: She was out of control… Do you have a record of… What a difference a month makes… He won’t return anything. I’d like to hear… What wasn’t wanted… All of this has led to… You have no idea… We’re drawn to… Do you feel bad …

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