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Too many writers resort to gimmicks to “get going.” At the workshops, people ask for a topic to write about. I tell them to write their Memory List. Some do, but others continue to want a gimmick. The gimmick of choice for many is the writing prompt.

Below are a number of posts that will help you to steer clear of dependency on writing prompts. Even if you are not a writing prompt person, the following articles will help you you in many ways.

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Use This Instead of a Writing Prompt

A writing prompt in my estimation leads to nothing. I’m not a great fan of a writing prompt. Sure, they get you to writing something. And many people will insist writing something is better than writing nothing. Well, I’m not so sure of that.

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