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 The Time Is Now          December 1, 2011  
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The year is coming to a close, all the more reason to buckle down and keep writing: The Time Is Now.

POETRY PROMPT
Write a poem to or about a person close to you using any of the senses except sight.

FICTION PROMPT

Browse the greeting card section of a local store, looking for an occasion card or one with an image that attracts you. Based on the image or the occasion of the card, write a letter from one imagined character to another. Send the card to its intended recipient, c/o your address. When you receive it in the mail, use it as the entry point to a story. 

  
THE BEST BOOKS FOR WRITERS
Each week we recommend a book--a newly published title or an invaluable classic--that will help you on your writing journey. This week's pick:
 
 
Bird by Bird  
 

  

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