Strange & Lovely Words
5-Minute Writing Prompts
Do you wish you could write? Or you'd like to get back into writing? You've landed in the right place! I'm Kim Duke, your writing coach based in Canada. I help women start writing for the sheer joy of it!
So you think your life is too ordinary to write about? Forget it. I love writing about all aspects of life and your own life is full of topics for unusual, fun and touching essays. I’ve written about everything from love to liver! I kid you not.
Look around you. You’re surrounded by the beautiful ordinary. Write down 3 things that catch your eye. ie/Tell me about the memory of the best apple you’ve ever eaten. Were you alone? Did your dog watch you eat it?
Hmmmm. How about the teetering pile of books you have in the corner? Yeah – that one. Why is it there? What does a waiting stack of books mean to you?
Wait a second. I smell soup simmering. What kind is it? Is it your favorite or made with love for someone else?
The millions of smaller moments in your life dramatically outnumber the large ones. Just because they’re small doesn’t mean they aren’t intricate, lovely, or layered with meaning. So there.
10 sneaky words & phrases To CHop from your writing.
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