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11 Of The Best Creative Writing Prompt Journals (On Amazon)

From colored pencils to inflatable pool flamingos, colorful containers to invisible pens, there is no shortage of products you can find on Amazon. As an avid Prime user and hardcore fan of the two-day, hassle free shipping, I more often than not find myself scrolling through, looking for something that I want no need in my life. (Because let’s face it, that’s way easier than hauling your booty all the way to the store!)

Over the years I’ve done my fair share of ordering products online (from bathroom to housewares, outdoors to cooking utensils, etc.) but as both a writer and editor, I have plenty of experience with the best writing and office products. And in an effort to not only organize myself, but to help browse through (in an organized fashion) some of the best writing tools all in one place, here is a list of my favorite creative writing prompt journals.

Whether you’re feeling stuck, uninspired, or just looking for a refresher, there is something for you. Continue reading

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Turning Passion Into Purpose: 7 Ways To Jump-Start Your Career

1. Create a list of goals (present and future).

As simple as this sounds, the act of physically, tangibly creating goals will not only motivate you, but help you to see the forward progression between where you are, and where you want to go. Grounding yourself in a list will help you to focus on the long-term, while also inspiring you to move forward with specific times you’re wishing to accomplish, rather than one overarching ‘ideal’ that seems distant and unapproachable.

Your goals can also help you to rise to the occasion, being the push you needed to really step forward and make progress, rather than waiting for the ‘right time’ or ‘perfect moment’ (which, in actuality, does not exist.) Having a list of goals can help you see both the smaller steps and the larger whole, giving you the motivation to move forward with purpose, rather than indecision. Continue reading

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15 Emotion-Based Writing Prompts For Digging Deep

It’s one thing to write efficiently, it’s entirely different to write effectively, but neither of those would be possible (for creative work) without writing emotionally.

These fifteen prompts will help you to dive into your feelings, challenge you to think deeply about some of the more personal topics in your life, and bridge the gap between your experiences and the characters on the page.

Prepare to be pushed into a more vulnerable realm of thinking and creating. 🙌💡 Continue reading

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9 Writing Prompts For Creating Unique, Diverse Content

The best way to expand your mind creatively is to find prompts that allow you to think outside the box, thus helping you make poems/articles/pieces/art that differs from your typical work. Not only does this give you flexibility in what you can market, sell, freelance, etc., but offers you the opportunity to be challenged—a positive exercise regardless of what you do with the final product.

Here are 9 writing prompts to help you think and produce outside the norm. Continue reading