Writing Prompts

The Choice that Made You

The Choice that Made You

This Week's Writing Prompt Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you. - John Maxwell from "Talent Is Never Enough"   Think of a choice you made in your life that defined you. What was this choice? At the time, did you consider it a positive or a negative choice? What were the effects of…

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Heroes of Inspiration

Heroes of Inspiration

This Week's Writing Prompt While undergoing chemotherapy at age twelve for an optic nerve brain tumor, Jeff Hanson began painting watercolor notecards to pass the time. Jeff's work transitioned to acrylics-on-canvas both for sale and charity live auctions. By age fifteen, the “accidental artist” founded a business built on a philanthropy-first model. Since then, Jeff generated one million dollars for charity by…

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Thirst-Quenchers and Gut-Wrenchers

Thirst-Quenchers and Gut-Wrenchers

This Week's Writing Prompt What did you drink as a child? Tea, milk, juice, soda, Kool-Aid, water, or something else?   Think about what you drank when you were young.   Was this a drink of choice or at the behest of a caregiver?  Did you like this drink?  What drink did you hate?  How did your drink choices change…

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The Gift of Your Words

The Gift of Your Words

This Week's Writing Prompt I received two unexpected pieces of mail recently. Both were friendly greetings sent for no other reason than to let me know someone was thinking of me. Such a simple act, dropping a card in the mail, yet it put fresh wind in my sails for days. Have you ever gotten that kind of mail? Who…

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