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Travel The World With Google Maps: Writing Prompt

Hey everyone!  I don’t know about you, but I sometimes like to travel the world with Google Maps or Google Earth and explore places that I otherwise would never have seen.  Yesterday I was traversed the streets of Bangladesh, went and saw the Great Wall of China, took a detour through a small Mongolian community and was home in time for dinner!  Thanks, technology and Google!

As I was exploring the earth, an idea flew by, and I caught it just in time!  The idea: use Google Maps for writing prompts!

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Writing From Songs; Another Type Of Writing Warm-Up

Ideas can strike at the strangest places… at the grocery store, park, or even page 167 of your math textbook.  That’s what happened to me the other day.  (I have to admit, I can sometimes be rather absentminded when I should be doing my schoolwork!) I was sitting there at the kitchen counter, math book and pencil in hand, when the idea struck of writing stories based off of songs.  Continue reading “Writing From Songs; Another Type Of Writing Warm-Up”

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“Giant Beetles Destroy Fairy Village!”–How to Use Writing Warm-Ups to Create Great Stories

When you exercise, it is often a good idea to do a warm-up first. It gets your muscles ready, and helps to prevent injury.  Why am I talking about exercising?  Well, the same idea can be applied to writing.  Before you write it is a good idea to give your brain a quick warm-up to get the creative juices flowing.  In this article we will explore different ways to do writing warm-ups.
One way to do a writing warm-up is to use a funny picture. Have a friend pick a funny picture, but not show you what the picture is!  Click Here to see our writing warm ups photos gallery.  Continue reading ““Giant Beetles Destroy Fairy Village!”–How to Use Writing Warm-Ups to Create Great Stories”