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The incredible and talented ACW family is stepping up and sharing their expertise with you! Creativity is the key to making it though tough times. This time is not lost, but instead a chance to dive into your imagination. Prompts have been provided by Julia Alvarez, Mahogany L. Browne, Joseph Bruchac, Betsy Folwell, Sue Halpern, Bill McKibben, Jon Sands, Steve Stern, Chase Twichell, Lauren Whitehead & more.

ACW’s Baylee Annis shared this week’s writing prompt with you.

This week’s writing prompt:

If it were up to me…🐞

Submit your response by Sunday, April 18. All creative writing responses will be shared on @adkctr4writing and adirondackcenterforwriting.org. Note: You are expected to edit your own submission before sending it. 

This prompt is in partnership with the Adirondack Death Care Community. The ADCC is hosting an open mic on April 17 from 6:30-8:00pm for a story share on the topics of death, loss, grief and transformation. It’s a great opportunity to share your response to this prompt and any song, story, and words of expression you have on your mind. More info here.

Send in your creative writing response to this prompt.

Send in your response (any genre) by end of day on Sunday, March 28 to be shared on this website + on @adkctr4writing. You are expected to edit your own submission before sending. Please add paragraph spaces between sections. All submissions will be posted left justified.


Let’s look forward to the future together

Help ACW continue to support you through the coming months. The future might feel overwhelming, but ACW is committed to infusing joy into your life with upcoming programming! With your continued support, ACW can offer new online classes every month, story nights, a discussion series, writing workshops for teens, and more for all ages.

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