NaBloPoMo August 2014 Prompts

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If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in August -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!)

Friday, August 1, 2014
What tools do you use to keep organized so things on your to-do list don't slip through the cracks?

Monday, August 4, 2014
Which memory devices work best for you when trying to memorize chunks of information?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Are you good at learning languages or memorizing facts?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
What do you think of when I say the term "mnemonic device"?

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Do you trust your memory?

Friday, August 8, 2014
Do you re-read old blog posts? Do your memories of events match what you wrote at the time?

Monday, August 11, 2014
Is there anything you would erase from your mind if you were given the option to forget something completely?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Cicero said: "The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living." Tell us about who you are remembering today.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Is there anything good that comes from forgetting?

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Victor Hugo said: "Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant." Do you feel that your memories work for you, or do you feel beholden to your memories?

Friday, August 15, 2014
Do you think that time heals all wounds? Why or why not?

Monday, August 18, 2014
Back to school is right around the corner. Are you ready for another school year?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
What was your favourite grade in school and why?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
What is the single best thing you do to keep your career goals on track?

Thursday, August 21, 2014
How do you remember blog posts you want to write until you're ready to sit down at the computer? Do you have a system in place, why or why not?

Friday, August 22, 2014
How often do you dip into your memory for blog post topics vs. discussing the here and now?

Monday, August 25, 2014
Do you really think we're doomed to repeat mistakes if we don't remember them?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Could you be content with having really good memories and the knowledge that you did something amazing, or do you constantly need to be achieving something new to be happy?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Aldous Huxley said your memories are your personal literature. What story are you telling yourself today?

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Do you think the key to happiness is being able to forget?

Friday, August 29, 2014
Tell us one memorable moment from August.

Melissa writes Stirrup Queens and Lost and Found. Her novel about blogging is Life from Scratch.

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