Are you stuck on ideas? Prompts are a great way to spark the imagination and help you start writing. What are prompts? Prompts are simply words, images, or anything that can be used to stimulate the imagination to help you start writing. You never know where a prompt may take you. Some different writing prompts […]
Writing Getting Started
Why is it when I think of writing, I also think of all the other things I have to do around the house. Is it only me or do you put off your writing? I heard a comment recently that ‘writers have very clean bathtubs’ and I realised I played the procrastination game too.
While my bathtub may not be sparkling, I have to ask myself – why do I put off something I love to do.
Knowing why you want to write will determine a number of things.
Obviously your interest in a particular genre affects what you write. However, having an understanding about WHY you want to write will determine how you decide to publish your work, how to structure it and ultimately market it.
Ideas come easily to some people but if your creative juices aren’t flowing, there are a number of strategies you can use to help.
Writing Prompts are fantastic to spark ideas and to help you get those ideas down on the page. You can edit and polish later. Proverbs provide great ideas, themes and titles.