Life in progress

The Friday Reminder for #SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 13th, 2018

63 Comments

Hey there! It’s Friday, and time for the Daily Just Jot it January Prompt for SATURDAY, JANUARY 13th and your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. For those of you joining SoCS for the first time, it’s a little different than the other prompts in that it’s not always a whole word. Much may be left up to your discretion: this week is no exception. Having said that, if you’re joining in from JusJoJan and don’t want to write stream of consciousness style, no worries. It’s up to you! If you do want to try it, please check out the rules below. It’s fun! Here’s your Saturday prompt:

Your prompt for #JusJoJan and Stream of Consciousness Saturday is as follows: read closely. When you’re ready to sit down and write your post, look to the publication (book, newspaper, permission slip from your kid’s teacher, whatever you find) closest to you, and base your post on the sixth, seventh, and eighth word from the beginning of the page. Enjoy!

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

To make your post more visible, use our 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!!

You can also use the Just Jot it January badge!

Here are the rules for SoCS:

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,” “Begin with the word ‘The’,” or simply a single word to get your started.

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. NOTE: Pingbacks only work from WordPress sites. If you’re self-hosted or are participating from another host, such as Blogger, please leave a link to your post in the comments below.

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. As a suggestion, tag your post “SoCS” and/or “#SoCS” for more exposure and more views.

8. Have fun!

Author: LindaGHill

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

63 thoughts on “The Friday Reminder for #SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 13th, 2018

  1. Pingback: #SoCS – Time Anyone Had – EXPRESSIONS

  2. Pingback: SoCS – in the same | Riddle from the Middle

  3. Pingback: about your purchase | #socs – HIP TO BE SNARK

  4. Pingback: #SoCS for January 13, 2018 | Sascha Darlington's Microcosm Explored

  5. Pingback: #SoCS & #JusJoJan 2018, the 13th – the conversation carried | Linda G. Hill

  6. Pingback: Welcome to Philips! #socs #JusJoJan – The Sound of One Hand Typing

  7. Pingback: medatative – Karyn's Domain

  8. Pingback: “Pawn. Welcome to…” – Word Florilegium

  9. Pingback: Just Jot it January: January 13 | Zombie Flamingos

  10. Pingback: Crow cloud talk talk talks | wuthering bites

  11. Pingback: Just Jot January – 2018 | Janet's Smiles

  12. Pingback: #SoCS #JusJoJan – suitable reading material. – cathdean.com

  13. Pingback: The Friday Reminder for #SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 13th, 2018 | Margret's Life Journey!

  14. Pingback: SoCS and JusJoJan 1.13.18  – What if We all Cared?

  15. Pingback: Stream of Consciousness Saturday & Just Jot It January | teleportingweena

  16. Pingback: JusJoJan — 13 | joeyfullystated

  17. Pingback: SoCS and #JustJoJan Day 13 – In The Stern | This Thing Called Life One Word at a Time

  18. Pingback: Shines to Bless…#SoCS #JusJoJan – Dreaming Reality

  19. Pingback: Throwback Time – Deby Blogs

  20. Pingback: The Empowered Woman – Stream of Consciousness Saturday #SoCS | Trisha Faye

  21. Pingback: Progress, Quantified | Accidentally Inspired

  22. Pingback: Beowulf and Bede – A Unique Title For Me

  23. Pingback: JusJoJan 13, SoCS; ? – sixty, single and surviving

  24. Pingback: #JusJoJan and #SoCS for 1/13/18 – J-Dubs Grin and Bear It

  25. Pingback: SoCS — Ban Cable News – This, That, and The Other

  26. Pingback: SOCS/Just Jot It January: Day 13 – “His eyes shut” | fallonbrownwrites

  27. Pingback: SoCS: no retreat – Top of JC's Mind

  28. The words I found are ‘technique to create’.

    A technique to create
    Can be taught
    But not creativity

    A structure for thought
    can be imposed
    but not ingenuity

    Liked by 3 people

  29. Pingback: From Ice Melt to Melted Cheese – No Facilities

  30. Pingback: SoCS: I Have Strewn | Mary J Melange

  31. Pingback: Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Different Kind of Prompt | Fiction Favorites

  32. Pingback: #JusJoJan and #SoCS 2018. January 13th When it Comes... - Judy E Martin

  33. Pingback: Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Sixth, Seventh, Eighth… – Image & Word

  34. Pingback: Familial dichotomy – Leaking Ink

  35. Pingback: “50 Years Of” ( #SoCS and #JusJoJan 2018 ) – The Secret Letters to Timbo

  36. Pingback: “50 Years Of” ( #SoCS and #JusJoJan 2018 ) – The Secret Letters to Timbo

  37. Pingback: Just Jot it January & Stream of Consciousness Saturday. 13/1/2018 | willowdot21

  38. Pingback: #SoCS Jan. 13/18 – #JusJoJan Day 13 – Random! | But I Smile Anyway...

  39. Pingback: SoCS and JusJoJan 1-13-18 – The Bag Lady

  40. Well Ms. Linda, aren’t I in a pickle? As you I only four legged children, I guess I will figure it out. BAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Thank you for the prompts.

    Like

  41. Pingback: The Friday Reminder for #SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 13th, 2018 | Tessa Can Do It! Positivity is Catching!

  42. Pingback: #SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 13th, 2018 | Morpethroad

  43. Pingback: Out Of Context | Notes Tied On The Sagebrush

  44. Pingback: Crows know | wuthering bites

Don't hesitate - jump right in!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.