Call it serendipity but this morning I received an e-mail from a blog I follow and it was about hating writing prompts. And what it has to say is exactly why we shouldn’t look down our noses at writing prompt exercises.
Without ruining the ending of this story, and (begrudgingly overlooking the misuse of the word loose instead of lose) this little essay explains why writing prompts can have positive outcomes.
If you’re planning on joining us for Write for 5 on Saturday from an image posted on my blog here that day, this might give you an additional reason to participate.
If you have 10 minutes, read it here off Dinty Moores’ Brevity blog.