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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 28, 2021

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Friday has arrived and you know what that means: it’s time for your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. It doesn’t matter what I write here because it’s rare that anyone reads it anyway. Am I right? Here’s your prompt for this week:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “my.” Start your post with the word “My.” Bonus points if you end your post with “yours.” Enjoy!

After you’ve written your Saturday post tomorrow, please link it here to 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 Stream of Consciousness post. Anyone can join in!

To make your post more visible, use our beautiful 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!!

2019-2020 SoCS Badge by Shelley! https://www.quaintrevival.com/

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. I will post the prompt here on my blog every Friday, along with a reminder for you to join in. The prompt will be one random thing, but it will not be a particular 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 will simply be a single word to get you 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 all of them! 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 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: Linda G. Hill

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

67 thoughts on “The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 28, 2021

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  6. Hi Linda, this is my favorite prompt. Here’s my post.

    SoCS – My books are Yours

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  10. I read everything you write, even if I’m not participating in the prompt:)

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  12. I’m in today. Don’t see a ping-back but maybe it will get here. https://onetahayes.com/2021/08/28/im-back-on-track/ I like coming to read some anyway. Thanks

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  14. Happy Saturday everyone, Mallory and Bianca are in Petra in Jordan this week and I might or might not have followed the prompt LOL. Am now off to cook dinner. See you soon and please don’t forget to sign up for reading as my blog is private if you haven’t done so yet. I have troubled people in my past 🙂
    https://thebeewrites.com/2021/08/28/between-a-rock-a-stone-or-oh-my-with-socs/

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  17. I read the top part, Linda. 🙂 Will write my SoCS post later.

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  20. I always read your intro sentence, as it gives a little snippet of how things are going with you these days. 🙂

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  24. I for one definitely do read what you write at the beginning of each post, if only to keep myself in a little more suspense at what the prompt is going to be.

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  39. I always read what you write before the prompt. And I’m glad you haven’t read the rules in years.

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  41. My oh my! Lions, tigers and bears! Oh My… Flying Monkeys? Circus? Is that circus of flying monkeys yours?

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  44. I think I’m in good standing with these rules, Linda. I am glad you let me skate on my somewhat longer than one-line one-liner Wednesday. This is my favorite prompt 🙂

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  45. I read what you write at the beginning of the prompt post! Granted, I don’t read all the rules and such….

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