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(Yep, I'm late. Apologies!)
Two weeks ago, you received a picture prompt that seemed to be a bit more challenging for you. This week, we're going to do something a little different.
One of the first things you hear as you begin writing is "Write what you know." Even in fiction, your experiences bring a lot to a story. But should you always write what you know? Do you have to have world travels to write a story set in Ireland or Sweden or even New York City?
This week's prompt is to write what you DON'T know. Add a scene to a work in progress that requires you to do a little research. Write a story from a different genre than you are comfortable with. Step outside your comfort zone, think outside the box, and write something new. And since I know we are all busy, let's keep it simple with no more than 700 words.
New to the group and not sure where to start? Just jump in. A new prompt is posted at the beginning of the week, with a live linkup that remains open until Saturday 11:59 pm. All forms of writing are accepted. The only requirements are that you have the Bloggy Moms Writing Workshop displayed in the post somewhere and that you take a moment to visit others in the link up. We are all about support, learning, and growing here.
I can't wait to see what you come up with!
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My life has been hectic lately but I'm jumping back in. Write what you don't know eh? Aaah I love it! Excited to see what others write about!
It's so ironic that we're writing from a different angle. A couple of days before you posted this, I was thinking, how can I change my writing so it doesn't always 'sound' the same; even with different story lines.
I'm linked up. This was a fun and challenging prompt.
And I'm up with a short piece. I think I might actually get more from this with research.
My link is up. It is in two parts, but only linked the first. Stephanie, that research helped. I am not as blind anymore as when I started. The ideas are so nebulous, but better to have them than none. :-)