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Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 43 (Breakfast)

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

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Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 43 (Breakfast)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity.

I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

Stephen King on Writing ; Why he never uses a notebook and other tips from the top! ~ by The Write Channel with Nicola Monoghan"


Technolgy is Amazing

This part of the year is my absolute favorite time to watch television because I love watching Christmas shows, but since Ron spends most of his time in the family room, I've been missing them.

Mostly those shows men don't like to watch, like Hallmark because the tv set in the bedroom isn't hooked up to cable.

Ron, being the sweetheart that he is, mustered up the strength to go to the store. He bought me a new television set with built in Roku for my Birthday.

It's totally amazing. It tunes in all the cable channels through wifi without having to pay extra to get them.

Not to mention all the built in movies and tv shows.

Woohoo! Christmas Shows galore.

Technology, certainly is a wonderful thing.


A Fresh Set of Eyes

Take an event and look at it with a fresh set of eyes.

Maybe it's something as simple as Christmas morning breakfast.

Instead of focusing on what you are actually cooking, find a new angle to observe it.

Does it have any connection with traditions passed down over the years?

Why are you preparing this meal?

What is the meaning behind it?

Or maybe your attention is drawn to something you see through the kitchen window.

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Listen to those instant thoughts that come to mind.

Start writing or recording your words to use later.

Word Prompt = Breakfast

I was writing a Christmas poem when my muse wrote 'cinnamon rolls' which got me thinking about breakfast.

So there you have it. The magic of how I chose this weeks word prompt.

"Breakfast" is the first meal we eat after waking up from a night's sleep.

It provides us nourishment to begin our day.

Maybe you have a traditional breakfast you serve on Holidays like Christmas.

Or you eat the same food day after day.

Maybe you skip breakfast altogether.

Tell us where you enjoy eating breakfast ~ Maybe it's your favorite restaurant, breakfast in bed, the kitchen table, or outdoors on the patio.

Or your favorite type of breakfast food.

Do you grab something quick to eat or do you go all out and cook up a feast?

This word fits in many different directions.

It might be funny or sad. The truth or make believe. But whatever you decide, I'll be here waiting to read it.

It'll be fun to look through what your muse conjures up.

So let's grab a pen and start jotting down a few ideas.

"Breakfast Song | CoComelon Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs"

Hope makes a good breakfast.

Eat plenty of it.

— Ian Fleming

"Breakfast on My Mind ~ Cale Saurage"


Highlights This Week

"Writing" seems to be a popular word prompt.

We had several responses this week. Everyone enjoyed reading them and they were all fantastic pieces.

If you missed them, there is a list at the bottom of "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 42 (Writing)" with links.

This week we learned how to become a freelance writer and that Writer's are made not born.

We found out that reading can turn you into a good writer.

If you're lucky, you come across a magic pen that writes the perfect novel.

We learned steps to writing successful fiction & self help articles.

Writing helps keep your imagination alive as you pour out words onto the page.

We've been shown personal struggles along the the journey to write & how to overcome them.

Writing is a pathway to inspire others, even if it's just a note on a Christmas card.

We've learned that writer's suffer from Writer's block.

This week I've decided three Hubbers wrote excellent articles and I've highlighted them below.

I hope you take the time to read them all.

Merry Christmas to Everyone!


Magic Never Hurts ~ John Hansen

John Hansen's poem "Georgiana's Enchanted Pen" tells us what Georgiana does when she's trying to satisfy that urge to write.

She picks up her pen, hoovers over the page, and waits for the words to flow.

Once an idea surfaces, her fingers can't stop. Her muse is on a roll.

She forces herself to take a break but the words creep into her dreams.

When she awakes, she uses her enchanted pen to pick up where she left off.

She writes until her pen runs out of ink, then proofreads it. Her work it wasn't bad.

She soon gets it published & rises to fame.

It was like a helping hand guided her with a magical pen.

If you haven't read this one yet, follow the link below.


Reading = Writing ~ Umesh Chandra Bhatt

Umesh Chandra Bhatt's article, "Reading is Precursor to Writing - Response to Word Challenge" shows us a little bit about his own journey to become a writer.

It's quite impressive that he read alot before he ever starting his writing career.

It definitely takes reading for us to develop our own style.

In "Reading is Precursor to Writing" he tells us how he learned valuable lessons with each book he read.

Then one day he decides to try his own hand at the written word.

Now he's published author.

This is a wonderful poem that I'm certain you will enjoy.

To read his work, follow the link below.


Where to Begin? ~ Chitrangada Sharan

Chitrangada Sharan writes us two articles.

"The Skill of Writing— Poem" tells us writers are made not born.
If one has a flair for words and curiosity, along with the determination to succeed, he can become a writer.

Writing is a skill that gets better with practice. It heals and is therapeutic. No one forgets the thrill of receiving his first payment.

In her article, "Content/ Creative/ Online Writing for Beginners" she tells us that it's difficult for aspiring writers to know where to begin.

Besides writing being fun, as a freelance writer one can earn money.
There are a number of platforms where one can post his work, but Hubpages seems to be user friendly.

One can pursue online freelance writing while working at another job.

There's no need to have a special background to become a published writer.
You only need a geniune desire to write.

She lists valuable points to help one in being successful with getting his work into print.

As one progress as a writer, he might find a special niche or topic that tends to interest him more.

When this happens, he will post more articles & others will look forward to reading his work.

She tells us a bit about her own journey as a writer. She has been writing on Hubpages for
10 years.

She tells us the more one writes, the easier it becomes. There are stories everywhere, we just need to look around.

If you haven't read this two, please follow the link below.

"How To Know When A Poem Is Finished ~ How To Write Better Poetry by Poetry Show"


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