writing prompt friday: log it

Rubber Ducky Copywriter - Writing Prompt Friday

Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt FridayI live just outside Seattle. I work just inside Seattle. Our headlines are dominated by a single topic these days, and I’m sure you can guess what that is. And then there’s politics, which gives few people warm, fuzzy feelings.

I’m fine; everyone here is fine.

Now, I could go on about either of these topics. But I won’t.

Here’s why.

One of my most important intentions for this blog is to create a place on the internet where people can come without hearing about so much bad stuff. What’s going on in the world right now is scary. Anxiety-triggering for many. Exhausting for many. Rubber Ducky Copywriter is a fun, safe, happy, inspiring, informative place. No harsh news. No dooms day. No politics. No hate. No hate for the haters. None of that.

Just a safe, inspiring, creative environment where you can take a deep breath.

My promises to you

You are welcome here no matter your political preferences, even if you don’t have any.

You can come here without being afraid of more horrible news.
(The only exception to this is if something horrible happens in my immediate world or to my family, and I have to take an unplanned hiatus.)

Creating this type of environment (even a small one) is important to me. I get frustrated when I visit a site I think is a nice, safe break and what do I see but more stories that make me feel sad or overwhelmed.

Honestly, I’m not even sure I’m making sense right now. I hope you understand what I’m saying and why I feel the need to say it. There just needs to be a place where we (myself included) can take break from everything coming at us, and I want you to know that this blog is one of those places.

And now, on to this week’s writing prompt…

Log your week as if you’re the captain on Star Trek.

 

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Yours, Ducky

 

Writing Prompt Friday: munch

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! I can usually think of fun things to say in these intros when I’m not sitting down to write one. Like now. Drawing a blank here. How about I just wish you a lovely weekend? May your favorite morning beverage be perfect. May your friends and family either be kind or bothering someone else. And may the words flow effortlessly from your pen to the blank page for as long as you need.

And now, on to this week’s writing prompt…

What if Little Red Riding Hood ate the Wolf’s grandmother instead?

In case you’re not familiar with the tale, read more about it here. Personally, I think the Big Bad Wolf should have eaten Red Riding Hood in the forest when he had the chance, but whatever. It’s his food.

Want to share your writing prompt result? Share in the comments.

Yours, Ducky

Writing Prompt Friday (alternate)

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! Well, for Christmas, I found and set out a mechanical cat that wears a holiday scarf, and that wiggles and meows to “Jingle Bells” when I squeeze its paw. And it meows with gusto. Loudly.

For some reason, it started wiggling and meowing without its paw being touched in any way by anything. At random hours of the day and night.

Husband took its battery out.

It stopped.

Then my Mickey Mouse Tsum Tsum toy started doing the same thing.

I’m a little creeped out.

Now on to this week’s writing prompt…

Write an alternate ending to the end of your day.

No limit on length.

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Yours, Ducky

Writing Prompt Friday (in the belly)

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! Well, it’s January 17, and my Christmas tree is still up. The cat still keeps trying to climb it. The holiday storage bins are scattered about the home. The cat is unhappy about this state of clutter. Ice hugs my doorstep. The cat doesn’t care because she lives her life indoors, safe and snug. Snow blankets my husband’s car because I park under covered parking like the snowflake I am. (I’m okay with this; so is the husband; I love him; how many semicolons are too many?)

None of this has anything to do with this week’s prompt, but I hope you enjoy it anyway…

I work in the stomach of a teenage boy.

No limit on length.

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Yours, Ducky

P.S. Yes, I’m taking the tree down this weekend.

Writing Prompt Friday (ghosts)

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Hello and welcome back to Writing Prompt Friday! Christmas is next week. To give you an idea of how much I love this holiday, I hereby happily admit that I once had my (plastic) Christmas tree up in August, just in time for school to start here in the U.S.

Presents are nice. Presents are lovely. And I’m married to the world’s most thoughtful gift giver. But what I love most, and this may sound cliche, is that so many people are just a little bit nicer to each other. A bit more forgiving. A bit more likely to let you merge into traffic without shining their vehicle’s high beams into your brain.

Of course, there are those who are jerks or plain evil all year round. But otherwise, this time of year brings out the best in others. And I love that.

I just realized that I need to stop posting on my blog and get ready for my last 1-on-1 of the year with my boss.

So, on to this week’s prompt…

The three ghosts of Christmas discuss your progress this year. What do they say?

No limit on length.

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Yours, Ducky