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Word Prompt: Deep | Story Prompt: from the book “Cloud Cuckoo Land” by Anthony Doerr

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/BX_3VgMFGdQ 'A fourteen-year-old girl sits cross-legged on the floor of a circular vault. A mass of curls haloes her head; her socks are full of… Continue reading Word Prompt: Deep | Story Prompt: from the book “Cloud Cuckoo Land” by Anthony Doerr

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Word Prompt: Cover | Story Prompt: from the book “State of Terror” by Hilary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/fFvTeo3yCm0 'Anahita had never dreamed this was possible. Not here. Not in a civilized country. Not in her country. She sat at a metal table… Continue reading Word Prompt: Cover | Story Prompt: from the book “State of Terror” by Hilary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

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Word Prompt: Dream | Story Prompt: from the book “Chasing Slow: Courage To Journey Off The Beaten Path” by Erin Loechner

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/LA5rAFzqgU4 'The rice bag spills, that is all, but the grains fall to the floor and so do I. And I cannot pick either of… Continue reading Word Prompt: Dream | Story Prompt: from the book “Chasing Slow: Courage To Journey Off The Beaten Path” by Erin Loechner

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Word Prompt: Sleep | Story Prompt: from the essay “White Pine” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, found in the book “The Mind of Plants” edited by John C. Ryan, Patricia Vieira, and Monica Gagliano

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/PFB9E-_YUdk 'The indigenous story tradition speaks of a past in which all beings spoke the same language and life lessons flowed among species. But we… Continue reading Word Prompt: Sleep | Story Prompt: from the essay “White Pine” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, found in the book “The Mind of Plants” edited by John C. Ryan, Patricia Vieira, and Monica Gagliano

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Word Prompt: Journey | Story Prompt: from the book “The Girl and the Wolf” by Katherena Vermette, Pictures by Julie Flett

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/mjMNgYVu90M 'The wolf came up close and sniffed her. His wolf breath was hot and stank of meat. "I think I know where you come… Continue reading Word Prompt: Journey | Story Prompt: from the book “The Girl and the Wolf” by Katherena Vermette, Pictures by Julie Flett

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Word Prompt: Remember | Story Prompt: from the book “Light Action in the Caribbean: Stories” by Barry Lopez

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/4cjk1C9vhyk "She had a good look around the lobby while David checked them into the Beach Banner Inn. If you'd just read about the place… Continue reading Word Prompt: Remember | Story Prompt: from the book “Light Action in the Caribbean: Stories” by Barry Lopez

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Word Prompt: Move | Story Prompt: from the book “All Our Relations: Finding The Path Forward” by Tanya Talaga

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/C1esDu-z454 'Nations are made stronger by vibrant, healthy children. As Senator Sinclair says, "In order for any society to function properly and to its full… Continue reading Word Prompt: Move | Story Prompt: from the book “All Our Relations: Finding The Path Forward” by Tanya Talaga

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Word Prompt: Change | Story Prompt: from the book “Voice In The Wild” by Laurie Sarkadi

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/Ft4bNUTaFrA 'John's words are fresh in my mind four days later as people around the globe paused at noon New York time to communally mourn… Continue reading Word Prompt: Change | Story Prompt: from the book “Voice In The Wild” by Laurie Sarkadi

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Word Prompt: Answer | Story Prompt: from the book “The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture” by Gabor Mate

Write It Out: Instruction Video https://youtu.be/FAobKk4WbdA 'Threatened and insecure over an extended period of time is precisely how the obstetrician-gynecologist Lissa Rankin felt since childhood, an emotional state her medical… Continue reading Word Prompt: Answer | Story Prompt: from the book “The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture” by Gabor Mate