Socially Conscious Creative Writing Prompts
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Creative writing prompts for the socially conscious.

Today’s post includes a selection of prompts from 1200 Creative Writing Prompts. Enjoy!

Civilization. Society. Culture.

We live in a complex world fraught with struggles.

Most of us are so busy worrying about our own personal problems that we have little time to think about problems that plague our communities, countries, and the planet.

Yet many of us want to be good citizens and stewards. We want to do our part to make the world a little better, or perhaps a lot better. Read More

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Homophones: They’re, There, and Their

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Quotes on Writing: Robert Frost on Emotions and Poetry

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Creative Writing, Art, and Commerce

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What is the role of creative writing in art and commerce? What is art? People have been trying to answer that question for centuries, but we still don’t have a definitive... [Read more]

From 10 Core Practices for Better Writing: Revising Your Writing

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Revising your writing makes it better. I’d like to share a few excerpts from my book 10 Core Practices for Better Writing. “Chapter Three: Revision” explores... [Read more]

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