NaBloPoMo February 2014 Prompts

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If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in February -- 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!).

Monday, February 3, 2013
Write about an event that happened today. Now write about it from the perspective of someone else in the room -- your child, your partner, a person dining in the same restaurant... your choice.

Tuesday, February 4, 2013
Do you think it's possible to ever truly see the world from another person's perspective, or are we held so tightly to our own way of viewing the world?

Wednesday, February 5, 2013
You meet an alien and need to explain to it blogging. Explain what blogging is (and what blogging means to you) without ever using the word "blog."

Thursday, February 6, 2013
Do you have a pet? Describe your house from the perspective of your pet.

Friday, February 7, 2013
Show Me Fridays: upload an image to your blog (with or without words) of your most prized possession.

Monday, February 10, 2013
Do you think you do a good job of keeping problems in perspective?

Tuesday, February 11, 2013
What helps you keep thoughts in perspective so they don't overwhelm you?

Wednesday, February 12, 2013
Pick up an object and describe it in such minute detail that your readers can draw it without ever having seen it.

Thursday, February 13, 2013
What do you think you'll be doing 10 years from now on February 13, 2023?

Friday, February 14, 2013
Show Me Fridays: upload an image to your blog (with or without words) of someone you love deeply.

Monday, February 17, 2013
Do you believe that beauty is in the eye of the beholder? Or do you think there is a basic standard of beauty that everyone agrees upon?

Tuesday, February 18, 2013
What has had more influence on your life perspective: your upbringing or your experiences?

Wednesday, February 19, 2013
Marcus Aurelius said, "Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." Do you think there are concrete facts and truths, or is everything fluid?

Thursday, February 20, 2013
What life event most changed your perspective of the world?

Friday, February 21, 2013
Show Me Fridays: upload an image to your blog (with or without words) of where you like to write.

Monday, February 24, 2013
Do you think you are more of an optimist or a pessimist?

Tuesday, February 25, 2013
Describe your relationship with your parents. How has it changed over the years?

Wednesday, February 26, 2013
Do you prefer to be outdoors or indoors?

Thursday, February 27, 2013
Tell us about a picture you never snapped that you wish you had.

Friday, February 28, 2013
Show Me Fridays: upload an image to your blog (with or without words) where you get really close to an object. Make us guess what we're seeing.

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

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