Inspiration Monday: A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures

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Have you ever seen the show Kiss Me Kate? I just saw it this weekend. It’s about a bunch of actors putting on a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew, and they’ve rewritten it with a bunch of references to other Shakespeare plays. There was actually the line “Get thee to a notary!”

Have you ever laughed so hard in a public place that you embarrassed yourself?


Stop looking at me like that and read these:





WritingSprint and another


The Rules

There are none. Read the prompts, get inspired, write something. No word count minimum or maximum. You don’t have to include the exact prompt in your piece, and you can interpret the prompt(s) any way you like.


No really; I need rules!

Okay; write 200-500 words on the prompt of your choice. You may either use the prompt as the title of your piece or work it into the body of your piece. You must complete it before 6 pm CST on the Monday following this post.

The Prompts:






Want to share your Inspiration Monday piece? Post it on your blog and link back to today’s post; I’ll include a link to your piece in the next Inspiration Monday post. No blog? Email your piece to me at bekindrewrite (at) yahoo (dot) com. (I do reserve the right to NOT link to a piece as stated in my Link Discretion Policy.)

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Happy writing!

About Stephanie Orges

Stephanie is an award-winning copywriter, aspiring novelist, and barely passable ukulele player. Here, she offers writing prompts, tips, and moderate-to-deep philosophical discussions. You can also find her on and Pinterest.

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  2. The story didn’t quite go where I thought it would, and I ended up having to twist the words around a bit to get them to fit in… but I think it worked out okay, in the end:

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  4. I’m up. Potentially I’ll have another one later this week for another ongoing story 🙂

  5. Well, my dear, I have nominated you for the Liebster Award!
    I would love to see your answer to my questions, if you’ve a mind to accept. I think they are fun. 🙂

  6. Got one for you this week, Steph and my fellow InMoners, Choices, Choices

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  8. Hope I am not late.
    Brain is slow with words nowadays I guess so less of writing…but you in a way inspired to write so here I go 🙂

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