Month: April 2011


HAWMC Day 30

It's the last day of April! We finished the Health Activist Writer's Challenge! Congrats to everyone who made it through and anyone who joined us for a prompt or two. And though the challenge itself ends today, be sure to stay tuned for the first week of May because, though we've got a new theme…

HAWMC Day 29

Health Cliché. A cliché is "an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has been overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, rendering it a stereotype, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel. The term is frequently used in modern culture for an action or idea…

HAWMC Day 28

"I used to be ____ but I'm not any more." This is a prompt I am borrowing from an exercise I did once in a writing workshop. The idea is: you start every paragraph of your short story (or your poem) with the sentence "I used to be..." and end each with "but I'm not…

HAWMC Day 27

Quote prompt! Today use a quote to set you off and writing. Pick a quote that inspires you positively or charges you negatively. This is a good idea to come back to if you're ever feeling a bit of Blogger Burnout or just want to give your blogging-engine a jump-start. Grabbing a quote from a…

HAWMC Day 26

Spirit Animal Day. A spirit animal (or power animal) is a figure used to represent one's inner qualities embodied by an animal. Tracing back to ancient spirituality, you can think of it as a patron saint or guardian angel-animal. A spirit or power animal "guides, helps or protects individuals, lineages and nations. In the shamanic worldview, everything…

Navigating Your Health Narrative Follow-Up!

  Last Thursday evening was our Navigating Your Health Narrative webinar featuring Lisa Emrich and Jenni Prokopy. The event was an incredible testament to these two bloggers' dedication to their communities (special thanks to them for joining us and sharing their wisdom!) and showcased their skill at getting real about health blogging. If you joined…
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