Do your fingers freeze over the keyboard or do you clench your pen, waiting for the muse to strike you and afraid your thoughts to screen or paper won't flow? Why not try writing prompts?
The Working Writer's Club is a professional club for freelance writers, authors, coaches, and speakers providing training, resources, and networking opportunities for its members. The Working Writer's Club is pleased to share with you the latest writing article from member, Billie A. Williams entitled, "Writing Prompts: The What, Where, and How."
A sneak peak...
Is it possible there is something that will effectively prompt you to put pen to page or fingers to keyboard and write?
The short answer is yes and no.
Try Writing Prompts
As the saying goes, "You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink." Writing prompts are inspiration, grist for your mill, bribes for your muse. Oh, they sound positively awesome, and an answer to a stuck author's pen. They may sneak up on you when you least expect them. You have to be at your desk ready to write or they will never show up. That is a given fact.
Where to Find Writing Prompts
You'll find writing prompts EVERYWHERE AND ANYWHERE. Here is one to test. The writing prompt is the word "yellow." There are several ways you can approach this..." Visit the Working Writer's Club today and read Williams' full article and please feel free to leave your comments or questions so Billie can interact with you: http://www.workingwritersclub.com/2011/10/18/writing-prompts-the-what-where-and-how.
About Billie A. Williams
Best-Selling, Award winning Mystery/Suspense author Billie A Williams is a fiction, non-fiction and poetry author and has won numerous contests for her short/flash fiction stories, essays, and poetry. Currently she has over two dozen books published. She is published in various magazines such as the literary magazine Thema; Guide, a Magazine for Children, Novel Advice.com, Writing Etc. WritingNow.com, and Women In The Arts newsletter as well as Sister's in Crime, to list but a few.
Williams is currently a member of The Wisconsin Regional Writers Association (WRWA) Sister's in Crime, Women in the Arts Program, Pen Writer's Org., Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Children's Book Insider, and the Working Writer's Club. Visit her at her websites: http://www.billiewilliams.com or sign up for her Newsletter and/or Mystery a Month Book Club on her website. Visit her blogs at http://billiewilliams.com/blog or http://www.printedwords.blogspot.com
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