My week of vacation flew by way too fast, and I am back at the day job. I did a lot of reading, but not much else. Still, I visited a lot of amazing places. Such as Brandon Sanderson’s re-imagined Atlanta made out of salt, Rick Riordan’s Sea of Monsters, the bizarrely funny world of Shel Silverstein’s poetry and most recently, I’ve been swept off to Gita Trelease’s magical Paris of 1789.
Whether your vacation takes you to real life locales, or you wander off into the realms of the imagination, make the most of it. Let it drive your own spirit of adventure so that you can return to your own projects with renewed creativity and enthusiasm.
Here’s your writing prompt for this week:
Have a cup of coffee when you write another 100 words.
Don’t drink coffee? Substitute tea, or hot chocolate. Have a glass of wine, if that’s your thing. The point is, write first. Reach that small goal. Then relax and reward yourself. It’s your own private mini-vacation in a cup.
And so, today, let me leave you with this thought about vacations: