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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #7

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #7

Every Wednesday this summer our creative writing prompt encourages you to take up your pen and write in your journal. So go ahead, indulge your author self!

Pick any letter from the alphabet and name as many summer related things that start with that letter. For example, here are some that start with W:

*** Watermelon, water-wings, water, wilderness, wet, waking up late ***

Now, select any one of the words you listed and use it as a starting point for writing, or create a story using every word on your list.

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #6

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #6

Every Wednesday this summer our creative writing prompt encourages you to take up your pen and write in your journal. So go ahead, indulge your author self!

On July 16, 1969 Apollo 11 made lift off, marking the first time America successfully sent a man to the moon. Imagine if you could ride in a rocket ship. Where would you want to go and why? Do you think people will ever live on the moon and would you like to be one of them? Why or why not?  Craft a story or a poem about your intergalactic adventures. Be sure to add pictures to illustrate your work!

 

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Why Not Write Wednesdays: Summer Journal Prompt #5

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Why Not Write Wednesdays: Summer Journal Prompt #5

Every Wednesday this summer our creative writing prompt encourages you to take up your pen and write in your journal. So go ahead, indulge your author self!

Did you know that July is "National Ice Cream Month"?  What is your absolute favorite ice cream flavor?  What if you could create your own flavor? What would you call it? What ingredients would it have? Use your imagination - maybe your ice cream flavor has bionic berries or glowing green sprinkles...

 

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #4

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #4

Every Wednesday this summer our creative writing prompt encourages you to take up your pen and write in your journal. So go ahead, indulge your author self!

For today's journal prompt, write about your favorite family summer tradition. Do you always go on the same vacation spot or visit the same relatives? What about things you get to do now that school's out - eat drippy popsicles outside, stay up late, even on weeknights, watch an outdoor movie or go to a street fair? Write about the activities that give your family's summer traditions their unique trademark.

To finish off this entry, illustrate your story!

 

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #3

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #3

Every Wednesday this summer our creative writing prompt encourages you to take up your pen and write in your journal. So go ahead, indulge your author self!

Did you know that the last week of June is "National Camping Week"?

Write a paragraph or poem about camping using as many sensory details as possible. (If you haven't ever been camping, imagine what it would be like to sleep outside.) Write about where you would want to pitch a tent, and why. What would you need to bring? Will your car be packed to the gills with supplies, or are you a minimalist - needing just a sleeping bag, a pillow and ingredients to make S'mores? What are you going to do once you get to the great outdoors? Write about a real or imaginary camping adventure - don't forget to describe the marshmallows and the campfire!

To finish off this journal entry, draw a picture of the camping trip you just imagined.

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #2

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Why Not Write Wednesday: Summer Journal Prompt #2

Every Wednesday this summer our creative writing prompt encourages you to take up your pen and write in your journal. So go ahead, indulge your author self!

For today's journal entry look outside your window for writing inspiration. Use lots of sensory details to craft a paragraph or poem about the weather outside. What's going on outside your window right now? Is the sun blazing, are there big puffy clouds, is it windy or foggy or do you need an umbrella? Does the weather where you are make you happy and want to be outside? If not, what's the weather like somewhere you wish you could be? 

 

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