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Welcome to The Write Spot - an online writing community offering inspiration and writing prompts to spark your writing. Click on Writers Forum for Zoom Events, Jumpstart for writing workshops, or Resources for websites and blogs for writers and places to submit your writing.


Are you a published author, new to writing, or unsure if you are a writer at all? 
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Writers Forum 2021

February 2021 Writers Forum chats will be based on the anthology, Story Power, edited by Kate Farrell.

These free Zoom events are a place to chat about writing. Details on the Writers Forum page.

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Jumpstart Writing Workshops

On the Zoom platform. Contact Marlene for information about Jumpstart Writing Workshops.

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A Blues Poem . . . Prompt #530

A blues poem takes on themes of struggle, despair, bad weather, any suffering.   It can also be funny: Fruit Flies Everywhere. Three-line Blues Poetry A statement in the first line, A variation in the second line, an ironic alternative in the third line. My baby walked out that door. My baby walked out and now my broken door won’t open up no more. And I had to walk back to Texas. I had to get on my feet  cuz my baby she took my Lexus. Four-line: When a woman gets the blues She hangs her head and cries But when a man gets the blues He hops on a freight train and rides With both types, you can continue the pattern. You can also repeat lines. You can write something in narration, then pull out lines to condense for a poem. You can start with these lines: When I woke…

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