Day 19: Writing Challenge ~ #wewrite

Life lessons…


We are constantly growing. Whether we acknowledge that truth or not.

There are lessons everywhere if we choose to see them as such.

Lessons we can learn from… 
The hungry homeless woman walking on the train with a sign held up. The small child holding moms hand but wanting to get free. Lessons found in the poor choices we have made. And the huge wins in our lives. So many moments and memories come and go, get relived or we allow them to die.

Today I want my writing to explore some of the greatest lessons and hugest losses. I want us to look for the lessons. Let’s dig. Let’s excavate. Let’s bring it all back up. Let’s remember.

For our story development what are the lessons? What is the journey our characters are taking? What is the path?

Writing prompts:

(1) The greatest lesson… (15 minutes)

(2) The scariest test… (15 minutes)

Set your timer for the time allotted. Do not lift the pen off of the page. Do not over think. Do not censor or self edit. You are writing from a stream of consciousness. Trust what wants to be written. If you get stuck begin the prompt again… GO!!!

There are things we fear as writers. Certain truths we rather keep hidden. Let’s go there!

The intention for these prompts is to help you flush out your story and look for the scenes you might want to write. Whether we are writing fiction or non-fiction there are moments (the great stories do this well) where we are called to feel things. Allow us to feel everything. Allow us to see everything. Bring us into this world.

BEGIN!

Joining in on my writing challenge and writers commitment! Here are the TWO rules:

1. Check in for yesterdays writing each day:
How was yesterday? (post if you wrote, didn’t write, got stuck, need some support.)

Did you find it challenging to carve in the time to write? If we are honest with ourselves where could we have begun instead of doing…….. (Fill in the blank-leave your response in the comments). Yesterday is done. We are not beating ourselves up. Today we get to begin again.

2. WRITING COMMITMENT:

I AM committed to writing everyday!

I AM completely off FB or any form of social media until the days writing is done!

I WILL check in once a day everyday to share that I have met our goal!

If you are writing fiction or non-fiction, choose to write the prompt from whichever POV, or character you choose-i.e. 1st or third person.

Writing prompts:

(1) The greatest lesson… (15 minutes)

(2) The scariest test… (15 minutes)

Check in later.

Happy writing!

Alicia off FB, IG, Tumblr, WordPress – #WEWRITE

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