NaBloPoMo November 2014 Prompts

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Welcome to the November 2014 NaBloPoMo writing prompts! As with all NaBlo prompts, Saturday and Sunday are for free writing. And as usual in November, there is no theme this month … but many of these prompts are inspired by the BlogHer PRO '14 Conference in December and the upcoming BlogHer PRO School writing lessons in November. (More on PRO School later this week!)

All the prompts for the month are listed below, so you can plan ahead. Feel free to use some and not others as you get inspired … they're here to help!

Monday, November 3

Write about an amazing imaginary brand or organization you'd love to work with. What would their pitch to you look like? What would your post say?

Tuesday, November 4

What is your favorite holiday memory? (And yes, you can pick any holiday, including your birthday.)

Wednesday, November 5

Do you feel you have found your voice on your blog? What techniques have you tried to develop your voice in your writing? What are some characteristics of your personality in your writing?

Thursday, November 6

Do you consider yourself a "professional" blogger? Why or why not? What does that mean to you?

Friday, November 7

Where is the one place you would never want to go on vacation that other people seem to love?

Monday, November 10

What knowledge do you have that others don't? Write a "how to" post about anything you've got skills for, small or large.

Tuesday, November 11

If you could permanently get rid of one worry, what would it be?

Wednesday, November 12

Have you ever had extended writer's block? How long did it last? What did you do to break out of it, and do you have tips for other bloggers?

Thursday, November 13

What is the one skill you see in other bloggers that you wish you had?

Friday, November 14

Do you enjoy growing old or do you fight against it?

Monday, November 17

What is the most controversial thing you've ever written on your blog? What compelled you to write it?

Tuesday, November 18

Tell us about one time that you benefitted from the kindness of strangers.

Wednesday, November 19

Are you the funny one in most groups? What kinds of things do you find funniest?

Thursday, November 20

Do you have a book in you? Fact or fiction? Related to your blog or totally different?

Friday, November 21

What is the one appliance you can't live without?

Monday, November 24

What's your favorite headline/blog post title you've ever written? What was the hardest post to title?

Tuesday, November 25

You are given unlimited funds and a fabulous team of programmers and told to create your own social networking platform.Tell us all about your ideal, fictional social media site.

Wednesday, November 26

Take a post or scene you've written and find a new way in by rewriting with another angle.

Thursday, November 27

Where do you see your blog in one year? Five years?

Friday, November 28

If you could be a cast member on any television show, which one would it be? Tell us about your character.

For even more writing inspiration, visit our partner WordPress.com's daily prompts on their writing site, The Daily Post.

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