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Try These Five Fun Writing Prompts by Rochelle Melander

Last month at Dream Keepers, I worked with nine-year-old boy who wanted to write his autobiography. He titled it, “The Challenges of My Life.” I immediately fell in love with his idea—what a brilliant structure for a memoir. When my … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: Genre Game by Rochelle Melander

  I’m learning to challenge my body by trying new exercises. So instead of just running every day, I am changing it up—cycling, taking yoga, and lifting weights. I’ve discovered that it also helps to challenge my writing muscles. Instead … Continue reading

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Friday Writing Prompt: Playing with Creches

Today is Epiphany, and marks the end of the Christmas season for Christians. In my first career, I worked as a Lutheran pastor. In the early days, I ministered at two churches in Western Pennsylvania. Both congregations had the practice … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: Collect Words by Rochelle Melander

My 9th grade English teacher loved the word garage. I didn’t get it. For me, the word garage conjured up images of oil spots and old tools. She kept saying, “Listen to the sound, to how the word rolls off … Continue reading

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