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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Writing Prompts Challenge

   Blogging in 2014 is more than about the random thought that spill forth from our minds. Blogs in the beginning were nothing more than glorified diaries of individuals wanting to share with the world. Today there is a blog for everything. Want to see the latest trends in fashion, there is a blog for that. Want to know the latest on the Eco-friendly front, there is a blog for that too. Want to know if there is an app for that thing you want to do, there is a blog that will tell you that too. Today if you want to blog, and want people to read your blog, you either have to be very interesting, or specialize in what you write about. 
    That is one of the many things I am doing wrong with my blogging. I don't particularly specialize in anything in my blog. However I also do not specialize in anything in particular in life either. I am a Jane of all trades so to speak. I am an artist, I paint, do digital art, make jewelry, wire sculpture, write, crochet, ect... 
I am a mom and an herbalist. A collage student and a wife. A gamer, a geek, a whovian, a gourmet cook, the list just go's on and on. There are just so many thing to talk about, and so many things in life that interest me, I can never narrow it down. 
   Since I cant narrow it down I must try to be interesting, which so far I have not accomplished very well. So I am going to challenge my self to follow a list of writing prompts, to see if anything interesting pops out..lol. I found them here http://www.thesitsgirls.com/blogging/january-writing-prompts/
Now I know I cannot write oin here every day with going to school, the kids ect... However I am going to shoot for twice a week at least and if I accomplish more then Huzzah! 

Here is the list If any of you are interested in trying this yourself.

31 Days of Writing Prompts

Feel free to pick and choose which prompts work well for your site.
  1. What are your 2014 goals? Blogging, relationships, financial, fitness or any other goals you have.
  2. What’s on your reading list for 2014?
  3. What is the one piece of advice your parents gave you that still sticks with you today.
  4. What is the one thing you wish you knew how to do?
  5. How do you get your kids to try new foods?
  6. Where would you go on your perfect dream vacation?
  7. Write a post inspired by this one word: Marriage
  8. What is the most memorable gift you have ever received?
  9. If you could donate a large sum a money to any charity, which one would it be and why?
  10. What made you smile this week?
  11. What makes you feel beautiful?
  12. If you could stay one age forever, what age would it be and why?
  13. Parenting moment you regret.
  14. 10 things you wish people knew about you?
  15. What are your 5 guilty pleasures?
  16. What job did you dream about having when you were a growing up?
  17. What is the one kitchen utensil you could not live without?
  18. What do you love most about your spouse?
  19. What’s the best date you have ever been on?
  20. What is the earliest memory you have?
  21. If you could meet any celebrity dead or alive, who would it be?
  22. What is the worst job you have ever had?
  23. Favorite winter activity?
  24. National Compliment Someone Day – Today’s writing prompt is all about making someone else feel good! Write a blog post about why this person is so special.
  25. Your view on dieting/exercise. Something you love, don’t do or try to do?
  26. Top ten foods you could eat for the rest of your life.
  27. What songs are on your play list?
  28. Top 5 social media tips. 
  29. Best vacation you have ever been on?
  30. Goals for February
  31. 5 style trends you hope never come back into style.