Okay this was scheduled but I want to be done with the challenge, so I am pressing publish right now!
Now, as challenges go that was quite something . I set myself the goal of using every single November daily writing prompt from Michelle’s page and to do a 101 words on each, all on something a bit weird or odd.
As a writing experience I tackled it by writing all the prompts on a page in word and then under each I bashed out the basic outline for the story and the twist. The prompts really fired my imagination and I did the whole lot in one go and it took me about an hour or so. A few changed as I progressed but for the most part what you see on my blog is what I planned on day one.
Now I only started the challenge on the tenth of November, so I thought I would do one a day and catch up the others along the way but as it turned out I wrote the first 8 in one day (as I had a day off work) and within 7 days I had written all 30. Once I started I seemed to not be able to stop and it felt great ticking them off and completing that idea.
I’m not quite sure where I found the time but the planning helped in that I was working on them in my head before I started writing. A few took some heavy editing in terms of word count early on but by the 30th post I could mostly write it and come in at about 100 words without trying.
What I like is that I think I could probably do something more substantial with each one so am really happy with it as a process, even if some of them are a bit crap.
Anyway, thanks for reading, I hope you enjoyed them and thanks again M for the prompts, they were fab! If you don’t follow Michelle you should. Do it.
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