Do you keep a journal – or wish you could get one started? Literary Mama wants to help.
Three times a month, I’ll post a writing prompt. Open a notebook and write for 10 minutes. Don’t worry about grammar or punctuation – just write. Then let the writing simmer and your mind wander for awhile.
And who knows? Maybe you’ll discover a character for your next short story or a theme for a narrative essay. Or maybe you’ll use the idea to create a special holiday card or photo album for someone in your family. However you decide to use your journal entry, I know you’ll enjoy re-reading it months–and years–down the road.
Have you ever created a word cloud?
Wordle is easy to use and a fun way to check word usage. Simply paste a piece of your writing into the program and play around with the layout, fonts, and color schemes. Print your word cloud and post it in a prominent place for daily inspiration.
Here’s one I made: