Sunday Summary & Writing Prompt: What keeps your creativity alive as a writer?

Today is Sunday, so it’s a good time to reflect on and write about the week you just had. Write a piece of fiction about it if you’re in a creative mood. Or use today’s writing prompt to pause and reflect on your own writing process, and what writing means to you.

Keep reading to see today’s full reflective writing prompt, as well as weekly updates on what I’ve been writing and reading, and more. 

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Sunday Summary & Prompt: Home for the Holidays

Today’s writing prompt, Home for the Holidays, is the seventh prompt of the TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS PROMPTS on the Daily Drafts and Dialogues blog this year. But today is also Sunday. And each Sunday is a great day to reflect on the previous week while also looking forward to the week ahead.

This Sunday, reflect on and summarize the week you just had in your writing via fiction or nonfiction, or both.

Keep reading to see today’s full writing prompt: Home for the Holidays. And to see updates on the current novel I’m writing, what I’m reading, and more. 

gender roles and writing

On gendered perspectives in writing

Is it wrong to write from the perspective of a gender you don’t identify with? Meaning, if I identify as a woman, is it wrong to write a first-person narrative from the perspective of a man? Or a man to write from the perspective of a woman? Or a non-binary person from the perspective of a man or a woman? Here’s a quick note on gendered perspectives in writing.

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Are most writers introverts?

Reading about, writing about, relating to, discrediting, and mocking MBTI personality types is all the rage these days. There’s even a Geico commercial out right now mocking them. –You know the commercial that has a woman in a diner telling the gecko that she is an introvert, which is rare (*cue the intended sarcasm*)?– Regardless, I have a theory about writers when it comes to personality types…