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Monday, November 19, 2007

Manic Monday Writing Prompt




Do you remember that song? "Just another manic Monday, wish it was Sunday..." I know, I know, I'm totally dating myself when I quote the Bangles.

Anyhow, I was thinking about writing prompts and my desire to know more about human nature and psychology. So I thought a regular prompt Monday mornings about manias, phobias, et cetera might help us all add even more depth to our characters and different dimensions to our plots.

Please note that although I'll try to be sensitive (yet lighthearted) about my treatment of these things, I'll be learning along with you and I might flub up occasionally. So, don't be too sensitive about these topics, my handling of them may sometimes be clumsy. Please also leave a permalink to your post if you use the mania/phobia or whatnot of the day to write to.

So here we go... Look for the sign and start thinking (ok, I'm sure you've started thinking before now, but you know what I mean...;-)

~S.

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