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WRITING PROMPT: Novel Moments

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free to take the following prompt home or post your
response (500
words or fewer, funny, sad or stirring) in the Comments section below.
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writersdigest@fwmedia.com, with “Promptly” in the subject line, and I’ll
make sure it gets up.

A fiction author is down on her luck. She’s contracted to write another novel, but has no idea what it will be. On an otherwise uneventful Monday, she leaves home and finds her inspiration—in the most unusual of places.

(Or, as a nonfiction angle—)

Write about a time your creativity was M.I.A.—and how you unexpectedly stumbled upon a fresh muse.

(Image: Danilo Rizzuti)

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