NaBloPoMo June 2014 Prompts

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If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in June -- 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, June 2, 2014
Do you have commenting guidelines for your readers? Today is a great time to let them know the commenting policy for your blog (or set some new expectations).

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Who owns the comment section: the blog writer or the blog readers?

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Have you ever deleted a comment? What would make you delete a comment?

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Are there any comment sections online that you refuse to read?

Friday, June 6, 2014
Would you read a personal blog without a comment section? How do you feel when a comment section is closed?

Monday, June 9, 2014
Are you good at holding your tongue, or do you need to say what is on your mind?

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Do you think you get "enough" comments? What constitutes "enough"?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Write on Someone Else's Blog Day: instead of writing a post on your own blog, go leave five comments. It still counts as writing!

Thursday, June 12, 2014
After you leave a comment, do you go back to check and see if people responded to your comment? Why or why not?

Friday, June 13, 2014
For Friday the 13th: have you ever received a comment that scared you?

Monday, June 16, 2014
Tell us about the best comment you ever received.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Tell us about a comment you left that was a masterpiece.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
If a comment is getting too long, do you turn it into a post on your own blog? Point us towards a post that grew out of leaving a comment.

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Tell us about the best advice you ever received from a reader.

Friday, June 20, 2014
Have commenters ever made you change your mind or helped you make a decision? Tell us about that time.

Monday, June 23, 2014
How much weight do you give reviews? Do you write reviews?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Do you tend to write more good or bad reviews? What moves you to write a review?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Do you ever go back and re-read the comments on old posts? Dive into your archive and talk about the comments on an old post today.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Do you think you "live and let live," or do you think you comment a lot on other people's lives?

Friday, June 27, 2014
Do you strongly support freedom of speech? Do you think it should have limits?

Monday, June 30, 2014
Leave your readers this month with commentary about their comments.

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

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