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Writing Prompt from CDP: A magnetic personality is supposedly a good thing. But what do you do when you can't turn it off?
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Magnetic Personality

A magnetic personality is a desirable trait, especially for running a business. But what might happen if, after striving to achieve that wonderful balance of being interesting as well as genuinely interested in others, if you couldn’t get any personal time for yourself? Here’s a simple writing prompt I created after reading some entrepreneurial techniques....

Marking Time
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Marking Time

I got a little behind last week due to illness, and all my illustrators had life intrusions that derailed Inktober. But, I’m going to continue creating writing prompts. I’ll post new prompts on Sunday’s and Wednesday’s, and would love to hear what everyone writes with them! Today’s prompt is: The old grandfather clock never kept...

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Time to Think About Gifts

Halloween is just around the corner, so of course stores are gearing up for gift giving season! It’s not too early to start looking at books for your loved ones, especially the children in your life. The Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is holding a promotion of this year’s new books from...

Guard your Expression
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Guard your Expression

Guarded is today’s word: “Why do we guard these things?” the young man asked. “It’s not like there’s anything to steal.” The old soldier gazed thoughtfully at the weathered wood before answering, “Well, we ain’t protectin’ what’s inside, you know.”  

Chase the White Whale
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Chase the White Whale

For the 11th Day of Inktober, Whale is the word. You know it’s going to be a bad day when you wake up on the beach. Next to a whale. Then you think, Not again! Add some humor to your writing.

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Banned Books Week 2018

Banning Books Silences Stories A sure way to keep a society from freedom is to control its literature and media. Take a look at the lists of children’s and young adult books that have been contested in the past. I’m not saying that all children should read these books, but parents should make that determination...