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Some mornings I'm about as creative as a thumbtack. I roll out of bed at the same time, eat the same Raisin Bran for breakfast and drive the same route to work. Then I stare blankly at the computer screen for 45 minutes before deciding to sneak down and see if there are any free cookies in the mailroom. To get the burst of creativity to break me out of my funk, I often turn to writing prompts. To help you get started today, I wanted to offer several of our recent writing prompts:

Some mornings I'm about as creative as a thumbtack. I roll out of bed at the same time, eat the same Raisin Bran for breakfast and drive the same route to work. Then I stare blankly at the computer screen for 45 minutes before deciding to sneak down and see if there are any free cookies in the mailroom.

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I do love free cookies.

To get the burst of creativity to break me out of my funk, I often turn to writing prompts. Writing Prompts are a great way to let someone else start the story for you but let you take the story where ever you want to go. To help you get started today, I wanted to offer several of our recent writing prompts:

- The Best Part About Writing Fiction Is …

- Complaint Letter to Your Darkest Fear

- Sent to the Wrong Printer

- Strange Voicemail from Your Boss

- Confronting a Childhood Bully

Try these out for size and post your stories in the comments section. You'll often get feedback, which can be a big motivational tool and also help you break a writing funk. Plus, stop by our Writing Prompts section daily/weekly for hundreds of writing prompts geared to help challenge your muse.

And, if you have any ideas for a writing prompt, post it in the comments section below. We may just use it on the site.

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