How Writing Prompts Can Help Your Blog

H.R.R. Gorman has compiled a fabulous list of writing challenges, poetry challenges, and photo/writing challenges for use in our writing community. What are you waiting for? GET writing! ❤

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When you start a writing blog, there’s only a couple ways to start interacting with other writers and readers:

  1. Depend on people you already know to follow links to your blog
  2. Start using your blog to interact with other bloggers

If you’ve got #1 set because you’re a Twitter star, congrats!  That’s awesome!

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Most of us, however, have to (or want to) deal with #2, and a great way to do that is through the use of prompts.

Why Prompts?

“Aren’t prompts just limiting my creativity?” you may say.

To you, my fine friend, I must admit that it’s possible!  Sometimes I answer a prompt and feel like the sliver of garbage I spewed out would have been better left with my other thoughts that go completely forgotten.  You may, as well, be a person who isn’t blogging for interaction and, instead, want to just have a place to send…

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#BOOK REVIEW BY @COLLEENCHESEBRO OF “Better Blogging with Photography: How to Maximize Your Blog Using Your Own Images,” BY AUTHOR @windigenredhead

Title:  Better Blogging With Photography Author: Terri Webster Schrandt File Size: 551 KB Print Length: 50 pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: Publisher: Second Wind Leisure Publishing Publication Date: July 6, 2016 Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01I2NNLRU Formats:  Kindle Goodreads Genres: Blogging & Blogs, Computer & Technology, Digital Photography **The author provided me with a copy of the book in … Continue reading #BOOK REVIEW BY @COLLEENCHESEBRO OF “Better Blogging with Photography: How to Maximize Your Blog Using Your Own Images,” BY AUTHOR @windigenredhead

Wide OPEN!

This week, Hugh, from Hugh's Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 29 wants us to show him some photos of what 'open' means to us. Hugh also adds that maybe it will be an open door or gate, somebody opening that large gift, or a photo of a wide open space? How about an open packet of … Continue reading Wide OPEN!

Vintage Art

This week, Hugh's Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 27 – Vintage, asks us to take or choose a photo that shows something vintage. Maybe it's something that once belonged to your Grandparents that you have on display, or maybe it's an item that is locked away in the back of a cupboard? Do you have any vintage … Continue reading Vintage Art

Distance… Over Yonder!

Hugh's Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 26 – Distance is all about choosing a photo that shows an object that is in the distance. Maybe it's a building or a wonderful view that contains an interesting object or scene that, although it is in the distance, shows up really well in the photo? Maybe you can spot … Continue reading Distance… Over Yonder!

The Seasons – Hugh’s Photo Challenge

For this week’s photo challenge from Hugh’s Views and News, who is being hosted by the ever fabulous, Ronovan, of Ronovan Writes, we are to show what “Season” means to us. Want to join the fun? Here’s what you need to do. Take or choose a photo that you’ve taken which, for you, depicts Group. … Continue reading The Seasons – Hugh’s Photo Challenge

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#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Survival”

It's time to join in the "Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge," co-sponsored with Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes, right here on SilverThreading.com and myself, Silver Threading! Please use #WQWWC on Twitter so we can retweet you. Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on our blogging event called the "Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge," co-sponsored with … Continue reading #WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Survival”

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 19 – Gap

Hugh is looking for photos of something that shows a gap… I had to really think about this one. Then, I remembered the trip we took in 2009 to Glacier National Park in Montana. I distinctly remembered seeing beauty that was unsurpassed as we drove along Going to the Sun Road. These glimpses of grandeur … Continue reading Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 19 – Gap