Welcome to the fourth and final-ish week of the Natural Writer Coaching Challenge! I’ve really enjoyed reading your posts this month.
If you’re just getting into this challenge, it’s not too late to join. You can read all about the challenge here, and how to participate for your own enjoyment, or to win 2 FREE writing coaching sessions with me. Though, I will say, at this point, it’s going to be a lot of work to catch up with your Instagram posts at this point. But if you’re willing, my requirement for being entered into the draw on June 1st is for each participant to have 31 Instagram posts sharing their flash fiction piece featuring the designated one-word prompt for each day.
Each week I’ve been providing an additional challenge for those who need that extra umph to get their creative brains working. Whether or not you do the challenge won’t be taken into consideration for who wins, but it’s for your own creativity muscle-building.
This creative challenge is to write a poem which uses the word-prompt as the theme.
You can take this a step further and refrain from using the word prompt in the poem, but the poem can summarize or describe the word or a situation outlining the concept of the word.
That’s step 1.
Step 2 is to use each line of the poem in your flash fiction piece.
The lines of the poem can be the start of a paragraph, or they can just be sentences in your piece. Maybe even the dialogue. It’s your piece, have fun with it.
However, remember that in your flash fiction piece, you must use the word. While in the poem, the word is optional, it must actually be present in the flash fiction piece itself.
This Week’s Word Prompts
The month of May has 5 Fridays. So far, each Friday I’ve been posting the following week’s word prompts. This will be the last Friday I do this, and the prompts will extend all the way until Sunday, the 31st of May.
Friday, May 22: Right Saturday, May 23: Long Sunday, May 24: Deer Monday, May 25: Unison Tuesday, May 26: Hole Wednesday, May 27: Decision Thursday, May 28: Rook Friday, May 29: Tambourine Saturday, May 30: Balance Sunday, May 31: Join
On June 1st, I’ll announce the winner of the Challenge on Instagram. Are you excited? I’m excited. I look forward to reading your pieces! Feel free to comment below to share your experience or ask any questions.
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