Whether or not you decide to participate in the 10K Day, this post will help—especially if you fall into one of the following categories:
(a) You have writer’s block aka fear of writing
(b) You’re working on a major project (eg. your first novel) but have trouble getting back in the writing groove each time you take a break from it
(c) You don’t have a major, or even a minor, project and you’re sorely in need of some new material to work on
(d) You want to use your 10K Day to write something a bit different to what you usually write
(e) You hit a wall during your 10K Day and you need something fun to get your word count flowing again.
Here are some simple things that will give you something to write about, plus some ways to break through your blocks and actually start writing:
— A new prompt I’ve created entitled Sparkling Beasts and Glimmering Gods
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Milli Thornton is the author of Fear of Writing: for writers & closet writers. She is owner of the Fear of Writing Online Course, where her mission is to put the fun back into writing. Milli blogs at Screenwriting in the Boonies and Milliver’s Travels and coaches writers individually at Writer’s Muse.