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Writing Sparks: July 2011

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What will you write about this month? If you need some ideas to get the creative juices flowing, try one of these writing sparks. Use the ideas individually, or mix and match them as your muse sees fit.

Query Spark: If the publication you are pitching has a six-month lead time, January is at the top of editors minds now. Fitness is always big in January as everyone makes (and breaks) those New Year’s resolutions. Get querying.

Character Spark:  Imagine the person who left these shoes behind.

Beach shoes

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Story Spark: Imagine an adult finds and uses the crayon from Harold and the Purple Crayon.

Setting Spark: An amusement park at night.

Fun Spark: Don’t be thrown by the text at the beginning of Dear ___, please ___ . Scroll down and take a look at the brief, witty notes pictured below it. Let your imagination come up with new pairings and write your own letter.

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