Linda G. Hill

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for SoCS October 25/14

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Friday is here and with it comes your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt! I’m hella tired today – two mornings in a row of being dragged out of bed by a grumpy kid with a sore throat at 4am will do that. So no preamble or explanation today, just a prompt:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “degree/degrees.” Have at it!

After you’ve written your Saturday post tomorrow, please link it here at this week’s prompt page in the comments so others can find it and see your awesome Stream of Consciousness post. Anyone can join in!

To make your post more visible, use the SoCS badge! Just paste it in your Saturday post so people browsing the reader will immediately know your post is stream of consciousness and/or pin it as a widget to your site to show you’re a participant. Wear it with pride!!

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Badge by: Doobster @ Mindful Digressions

Here are the rules:

1. Your post must be stream of consciousness writing, meaning no editing, (typos can be fixed) and minimal planning on what you’re going to write.

2. Your post can be as long or as short as you want it to be. One sentence – one thousand words. Fact, fiction, poetry – it doesn’t matter. Just let the words carry you along until you’re ready to stop.

3. There will be a prompt every week. I will post the prompt here on my blog on Friday, along with a reminder for you to join in. The prompt will be one random thing, but it will not be a subject. For instance, I will not say “Write about dogs”; the prompt will be more like, “Make your first sentence a question,” or “Begin with the word ‘The’.”

4. Ping back! It’s important, so that I and other people can come and read your post! For example, in your post you can write “This post is part of SoCS:” and then copy and paste the URL found in your address bar at the top of this post into yours.  Your link will show up in my comments, for everyone to see. The most recent pingbacks will be found at the top.

5. Read at least one other person’s blog who has linked back their post. Even better, read everyone’s! If you’re the first person to link back, you can check back later, or go to the previous week, by following my category, “Stream of Consciousness Saturday,” which you’ll find right below the “Like” button on my post.

6. Copy and paste the rules (if you’d like to) in your post. The more people who join in, the more new bloggers you’ll meet and the bigger your community will get!

7. Have fun!

Author: LindaGHill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

51 thoughts on “The Friday Reminder and Prompt for SoCS October 25/14

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  3. I’ve had lots of fun reading through everyone’s posts. Looking forward to next week’s prompt 🙂 Hope you feel better soon!

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  4. Saturday stream f consciousness

    Some sentences I remember always,
    “Do not go quietly into the night”
    A challenge and solution conjoined
    I wonder having come into life silent
    Learned to scream and stand for no I won’t or
    Yes I am and will, then moving out of social connections
    Into unconsidered joining like sugar is warm water
    Potent and yet concealed except to those cold enough
    To cast crystals of scorn across me
    As if my response to contentiousness could
    ever be better than silence and tears,
    perhaps a message, like this one,
    from wherever I am that I will always
    bless you when you come home.

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  12. Thanks again for the prompt, Linda. Hope your kiddo is feeling better!

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  21. I hope and pray everybody is feeling better! Don’t know why the pingback didn’t work this time, but here it is. FYI, Lily is getting out of the hospital today and doing better. http://joannaoftheforest.wordpress.com/2014/10/25/pain-gratitude-and-faith/

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  22. Reblogged this on Ideas in My Jar and commented:
    What do write when you think about this challenge?

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  23. I thought of a college degree and how it compared to a home business. http://www.sandysjar.com

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  25. Hope the boy feels better so you can as well.

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  31. I hope you feel better! Get well!

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  36. i love these challenges, it spurs my thinking. Thanks

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  37. Hope you feel better as and when the day progresses Linda. Big Hugs.

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