When and What and How? Post college creative writing classes, I am struggling to produce new material. How have you cultivated a daily writing practice? What inspires you to write? Any prompts you can share? Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 16 thoughts on “When and What and How?” Add yours Wind Beauty (prompt) Inspiration is what my family gives me. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you for sharing! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply For me I have to give myself “assignments” when I am not in the classroom, and I try to give myself due dates to keep accountable. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That’s smart! LikeLike Reply I record my dreams – they are a unending source of inspiration. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I think I’ll start to record mine too… so interesting to consider the roles that dreams play in nonfiction writing LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Fiction as well! I’ve written short stories based on symbols in dreams. LikeLiked by 1 person That’s smart… I love using nonfiction as a jumping off point for fiction! LikeLiked by 1 person Join prompts. It helped me. The gap in my writing years was longer than you. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thanks! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You’re welcome! I mean photo prompts. Forgot to include it. LikeLiked by 1 person I like to take from news, social media or life stories to use as a base. I change some things like time and place and add a bit of sugar and spice to make it a fantastic fiction. I put notes in my Google keep app and eventually edit for publishing. Un fortunately, that’s usually where I get stuck. Great ideas for being accountable to finish something. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I like the idea if keeping a running list on google docs. LikeLike Reply Look at a picture, movie or scenery; listen to your surroundings…they all evoke an emotion=poetry. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes! Thank you! LikeLike Reply You’re welcome. LikeLiked by 1 person Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.