Write Yourself Alive: Day 30 – Leaving My Mark

Today’s Prompt: Write a one or two-paragraph extended epitaph, in the third person. Consider there won’t be a lot of space on your tombstone and yet you’re a writer, so every word counts. Try to say as much as possible using the least amount of words. What do you want to be remembered by? I can’t believe we’re here at the end of this writing journey. Thank you for being a part of it. Here’s to the next chapter. 🙂 Jennifer [insert last name here, whatever that may be] Daughter. Sister. Wife. Mother. Grandmother. Great Grandmother. She loved with all her heart, created with her hands, studied with her mind, and traveled with her feet. She saw the world, embraced it, and made it better. She laughed. A lot. And she hopes she made you laugh, too. Now, on she goes to her next journey. Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate, And though I

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Write Yourself Alive: Day 29 – Antagonist

Today’s Prompt: Imagine you’re the villain in a story. Fictionalize and vilify your real traits to create a character out of your shadow self. Stay away from extremes. Give your villain self some good qualities, but let the shadow take over. What would he / she / you do as a villain? She loves fiercely. Too fiercely, in fact, that it blinds reason. When she focuses – fixates = on one mission, one thought… nothing else matters. She’s determined, that’s for sure. Nothing will stop her from getting what she wants, when she wants it… and it doesn’t matter who or what is in her way. She’s selfish. It doesn’t matter what you do, or say, or think. It’s her way or the highway. It’s her future that matters. It’s her needs that must be met. She’ll help you if you need it, sure, but she sure as hell has something to get out of it in return. She keeps

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