Day 188: 5 Minute Freewrite: Wednesday - Prompt:

in freewrite •  last year  (edited)

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Prompt:

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a little extra challenge for you using a picture again. this is by @byn's daughter @loliboofae

  • Set your timer for 5 minutes
  • Start writing
  • Use the hashtag #freewrite
  • Publish your piece (include a link to this post if you wish)

Copy and paste your URL into the comment section of the prompt post.

  • Or, if you don't want to publish your freewrite, just copy and paste as a comment under the prompt post.

If you don't know what a freewrite is, here is a link to the introduction post.

Here is @snooks excellent tutorial on how to join our freewrite adventure

And @improv's input:

Two things I do a little differently. I just type "timer" into google and it pops up a 5-minute timer. I also type directly into steemit. I also rarely use a photo, don't I? So that's three things.

Please read, comment and vote (if you have voting power) on each others freewrites as much as you can. Especially if you are new to the platform, you will be surprised how many friendships are formed by reading and commenting on each other's work!

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Contests by our Fellow Freewriters

  • Our freewriting friend @hartfloe is hosting a very particular writing contest. Only 1111 characters allowed!!! Join here

  • @felt.buzz is hosting an ongoing writing contest on zappl!! If you don't know what that is, here is your chance to learn another application to the blockchain. Details here

  • @improv is the master of puns! Enter his Punday contest here

  • The Constrained Writing Contest by our fellow freewriter @svashta is on! Check his blog for the latest contest.

Contests Galore

  • @moneyinfant posts a daily update of writing contests!! Go to his profile and start winning :)

  • Another compilation of all kinds of contests by @artz. A new one comes out every Monday! Check the profile.

Voting

Remember to check your voting power. Do not vote for a while if you are under 90!
https://www.steemnow.com/ or use https://steemworld.org/

Here is an excellent article explaining how to maximize your vote by @taskmaster4450. It helps you to grow to vote wisely!! And a more recent one

And here is a counter opinion on voting by our freewriter @improv

This post is talking about using your vote for maximum curation. Thank you, Asher @abh12345 Read the post here

Bandwidth Problems

I know that many of you are very new to the platform and your wallets are pretty empty. Believe me, we all started there!! Here is an excellent article which explains what bandwidth is and why you might have a hard time logging in some days - or posting. Thank you @jrswab for this explanation

There are many contests on Steemit. From art to music to writing and everything in between. Enter as many as you can!! And take advantage of the free money people give away I listed in the money section below.

Writing help

  • A free app: Grammarly. A lot of us are not native English speakers and I am finding it a helpful app. It will underline spelling and grammar mistakes. Just remember that is is not always right -especially if you use complex sentence structures. Here is the link

  • Remember The Most Dangerous Writing App. You set the time - 5 min - and start typing. Don’t stop!!! It will destroy what you wrote if you stop for more than 3 seconds - and backspace does not count as writing on the app. If you are prone to stop and think - this app forces you to keep going. You can make corrections after the 5 minutes are over.

  • A timer. Egg timer is a free tool you can use on your desktop to set a time. This is useful for our freewrites or if you want to work in blocks of time and then take a break. Here is the link

  • Our fellow freewriter @arbitrarykitten has a business here on Steemit. Several editors are offering to edit and format your post for a small fee. Check out their intro post

  • Our discord channel Isle of Write has workshop rooms for fiction, non-fiction, and poetry where some of the experienced writers might be able to give some tips. Join with this link https://discord.gg/zfXNRnK

  • If you are ready to get serious about improving your understanding of the English language check out @majes.tytyty blog. He has lots of useful information to understand words and their roots better. If you have questions or need help, leave a comment on his blog.

  • If you know of other helpful tools or people, please share with us!

Money

There are several people who offer SBD for free on this platform! How great is that!!

Here are a few
@scrooger has a great "help the minnows" project. It is so easy!! Register by leaving a comment for an upvote - or invest into buying a lifetime upvote. A minnow support project brought to you by @scrooger
@fisheggs - follow this account and you get upvotes at random times.
@sydesjokes - he rewards his followers with SBD for any kind of interaction with him- comment, vote, resteem.
@danielsaori - he does a comment contest. A new challenge every week.
@rexusmo - I think a few of you have started to leave links to your post. Every day, he has a cheering up post. You leave a link to a post you are proud of and you might get a reward. Keep trying!!

Steemit Tools

This is the most comprehensive list of applications on this blockchain I have seen. I highly recommend that you bookmark it!! I also will include it in the growing resource section in the future. Steemit Tools

Staying Legal

This is an excellent article by @dmcamera on how to use images legally. A must read!!

Discord

Remember, we have our own room in the Isle of Write Discord! Join us now!!!

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Love a visual prompt! Congrats to @loliboofae for her contribution. Here's what I made of it:
https://steemit.com/freewrite/@waterworks/otherworldly-5-minute-freewrite

You are doing a great job by gathering a beautiful community of freewriters and artists.

It's a wonderful community!

Thank you!!

My Entry

I can't believe how amazingly well the prompt picture weaved a satisfactory ending for this character and his story. It's almost like there was some serious synchronicity going on.

Here is the concluding part of my ongoing freewrite about Ash's psychedelic adventures. I am going to produce a full Dtube authors reading soon of all 10 parts to highlight the story as a whole completed work, but for now that is it from Ash ;-)

Transcendent Mingling
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Thanks a lot for today's prompt - I was toying with an idea in my head and that wonderful image was exactly what I needed.
https://steemit.com/freewrite/@marie-jay/mission-failure-five-minutes-freewrite

The supreme being looked down on the big blob of goo and decided to do something. https://steemit.com/freewrite/@wordymouth/what-to-do-what-to-do

Thank you for this post @mariannewest. Bookmarked that info. on the best tools for steemit. Thnx :)

It's been a while!! Great way to get back in the saddle, with a picture story... Here goes...
https://steemit.com/freewrite/@ablaze/earth-and-saturn-shooting-the-breeze

Hey all, I took a break from freewrite for a while but hopefully will be getting back into the swing of things now!

https://steemit.com/freewrite/@lazarus-wist/fatal-error-a-fiftyword-flash-freewrite-6

You love it when I proofread, right?

"@rexusmo - I think a few of you have started to leave links to your post. Every day, he has a cheering up post. You leave a link to a post you are proud off and you might get a reward. Keep trying!!"

"proud off", but you mean "proud of"

Freewrite coming soon.

Thanks!! I do. Because I don't see my mistakes - at least not all of them. And apparently, Grammarly wasn't catching this one either...

An image prompt! I love them!
This time I did some freepoetry:

Inner Galaxy

We all see things in Images differently. This is my induction from todays visual prompt.
https://steemit.com/freewrite/@rabiujaga/day-188-5-minute-freewrite-wednesday-prompt

Here is my take of the delightful art prompt! First Contact

Congratulations to @byn for having a talented daughter. I know you're so proud of her, I can sense that hehehe. Anyway, herebis my entry in this picture prompt. https://steemit.com/freewrite/@bgie8311/day-188-5-minute-freewrite-wednesday-prompt

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Good day! Here is my entry for today's prompt on #freewrite by @mariannewest. Special thanks to @byn daughter's @loliboofae for her contribution.

https://steemit.com/freewrite/@starzy/day-188-5-minute-freewrite-wednesday-prompt-be-watchful-and-humble

Thanks and God bless!

Sincerely yours;

@starzy

We're boring that poor three-eyed alien. Time to shape up people! Read about it here:

https://steemit.com/freewrite/@ntowl/5-minute-freewrite-day-188-galactic-report

I forgot to add a link! Lola's Story Part 19

I created a poem for the visual prompt! It was some sort of mysterious prompt....

https://steemit.com/freewrite/@mcamayra/day-188-5-minute-freewrite-wednesday-prompt-alien