Using Creative Writing Prompts
It’s simple for us as writers to get into a routine with our writing. Regardless of if we’re still writing reasonably prolifically, often it feels like we’ve become a factory line conveyer belt, pumping out near identical copies of the same pieces of writing.
Now because you’re a very creative and imaginative person and not a factory robot, you want more encouragement, more adaptation. Volume isn’t enough, it’s also important to have the variety.
Also, as someone creative, you’re avid to continually evolve and feel you’re developing and moving forward. If you think you are destined to be simply re-writing the same poems, stories, songs or books for the remainder of your life, that is barely a thrilling inducement to keep on, is it?
Creative writing prompts are an excellent tool to help investigate your creative writing potential. In truth more than that, by utilizing writing prompts frequently, you can explode your writing potential in all directions. Some of these directions may not even be directions you’ve ever considered trying before which makes it even more creative for you.
A creative writing prompt is just a short phrase or concept that gives you a place to begin for a new journey in your writing. Once your are up and running, the rest is your decision. The prompts provide you with that imitial direction and a little burst of evergy to get moving. Where you take that’s completely down to you.
Without the kind of kick off point a writing prompt provides, you might be sitting at a blank page for the remainder of your life. And I’m sure you know how painful and umpleasant an experience of this sort of writer’s block can be for you.
Some people have avoided using writing prompts because they do not want any help with their writing. They feel they ought to be creating each single part of the writing, every little fragment of idea, each word and syllable. Maybe this is a concern you have had too?
Creative writing prompts are not the “cheat” that you might think they are. They’re not giving you a finished piece of work served up on a platter. The creativity and the imagination comes from you.
Marjorie J McDonald is a published author who enjoys helping aspiring writers begin to write by giving them creative writing strategies. One way it all begins is with what level of spelling they are on. The spelling level determines the reading level of each person and is a necessary part of being able to clearly communicate with others. How to teach spelling and lesson plans for spelling are several of the programs created by a veteran elementary teacher and offered to help anyone who wants to write get started. The lessons on learning level are useable for children who are just starting to learn spelling penmanship and creative writing as well as adults who want to learn or improve their language or creative writing skills.