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Appositives . . . Prompt #622

Part 1 Finish the sentences: When I was ten years old, I . . . As a young adult, I wanted . . . To get what I wanted, here’s what I did . . . Here’s what happened . . . My recurring dream . . . Part 2 After your freewrite on any or all of the above sentence starts, rewrite, using “add-ons” or “appositives.” An appositive is a word or group of words that add detail to the original. They can be in the same sentence, or a new sentence. For example: 1. I rode my bicycle. 2. I rode my bicycle on a hot summer day. I looked behind me. Sure enough, my sister was following. Just Write! #amwriting @creative writing #justwrite #iamawriter

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Hello Jello . . . Prompt #621

Do you like Jello?  Red Jello? Yellow Jello? Green Jello? Never Jello? Jello in a cup? In a bowl? In a mold like aspic? Do you like Jello plain or with fruit in it? Are you a Jello and whipped cream fan? Have you had Strawberry Pretzel Jello? Prompt: Write about Jello. Strawberry Pretzel Jello Ingredients: 2 cups crushed pretzels 3/4 cup butter, melted 3 tablespoons white sugar 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed 2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored Jello 2 cups boiling water 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400o Stir together crushed pretzels, melted butter, and 3 tablespoons sugar; mix well and press mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until set. Set aside to cool. In a large mixing bowl cream…

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Just for Today . . . Prompt #618

Writing Prompt: Just for today . . . What would it be like if you had no problems, no cares, no worries? I”m inviting you to pretend everything is fine. That you have no worries, no cares, no concerens, just for today. If you find yourself thinking old, routine thoughts, how about writing, “I am fine. Everything is okay. I have all that I need.” Just for today, or just for twenty minutes, write and act as if you have no worries. Writing Prompt: Just for today . . . #amwriting #justwrite #writingprompts

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Make a list . . . important and trivial . . . Prompt #617

Make a list of issues, important and trivial, in your life right now. What frustrated you in the past week? What made you laugh or cry? What made you lose your temper? What was the worst thing that happened? The best? The most disturbing and weird? Choose one item from your list and write about it. Write whatever comes to mind. If another person was involved, write what you would really like to say to that person. Then . . . after you write . . . Tell the same story from the other person’s point of view. Don’t judge. Just write. #amwriting #justwrite #writingprompts