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When you’re at a loss for an idea or feeling uninspired, a prompt magically opens new doors. Write away writer’s block, push beyond your comfort zone, experiment with topics and styles—from flash fiction to memoir, opinions to poems, essays to tweets.


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Unplugged: Op-Ed Competition
Opinion — Living life without an audience.
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Food Writing Competition 2019
Essay — What's on the menu?
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Earth Day Writing Competition
— The future is yours.
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Investigate Yourself
ANALYSIS — Where do you get your news?
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Band Name
Invention — Grab your listeners.
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Returning
Description — Back to your turf.
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Self-Respect
LIST OF FIVE — Measures of self-worth.
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Bookshelf
RECOMMENDATION — What’s worth reading?
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#ListenFirst
reflection — The power of quiet.
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Bread and Light
List — What nourishes your life?
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Footprints
Two Lists — What do you want to leave behind?
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Refuge
Definition — What does this word mean to you?
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Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019
Poetry — Your world.
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History Alive
RAP — Beats on a bygone era.
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0-9
Story — Narrative in numbers.
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Open Prompt
Free Writing — Write about anything you like!
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