We need writing prompts for this month :)

Eh eh eh!  Check this out.  Look what Misty, our Fairy Godmother, gave us for one early Christmas present.  Bettah than one pumpkin chariot, guarans.  This is the brand new Bamboo Ridge Press site she designed for us : )  Whoa!  Beautiful.  Mahalo e Misty.  You da bomb!

K’den.  Now dat we back on track aftah one forced hiatus due to technical difficulties (mostly Russians, an we not even tryin fo elect somebody), what we need is writing prompts for dis mont’s Bamboo Ridge Writing Contest Challenge.

All you regulahs know how right?  Go submit your prompts as comments below.

But for right now, for anyone who can see dis, I going make one prompt for today.  The prompt is:


You evah had one moment li’dat?  When you just like scream, “WoooHoo!”  Like when Misty unveiled dis awesome site?

So write any style, one haiku, one sentence, one sonnet, one story, one essay, one play, one hybrid cool someting, any number of words, and post um below.  Every day goin have one new prompt.  Use da new one, use yestahday’s one, da day befo.  You choose.  Main ting write, write write.  Like calisthenics.  Every morning.  Exercise da writing muscles.  All right?

Let’s write.


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