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This is How Books Become My Friends

Can books become true friends of ours? One Ravenclaw attempts to defend her BFFs. Several weeks ago, I was engaged in a Wizarding World Book Club discussion on Twitter (@wwbookclub) about the following quote from Hermione, in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, about the importance of friendship. (For more on the Wizarding World Book Club…

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Writing Wednesday: A Haiku About Work

Welcome to Writing Wednesday! This is a weekly feature at Cask & Quill where we try out writing prompts, share our experiences and inspire and encourage each other to write. All experience levels are welcome! Check out the introductory post here. Today’s Prompt Write a haiku about work.   You can write about your job, working in general,…

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Writing Wednesday: Shakespearean Sonnet!

Welcome to Writing Wednesday! This is a weekly feature at Cask & Quill where we try out writing prompts, share our experiences and inspire and encourage each other to write. All experience levels are welcome! Check out the introductory post here.   Today’s Prompt: Write a Shakespearean sonnet on any topic of your choosing! As this is the…

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Writing Wednesday: Food Haiku

Welcome to Writing Wednesday! This is a weekly feature at Cask & Quill where we try out writing prompts, share our experiences and inspire and encourage each other to write. All experience levels are welcome! Check out the introductory post here.   Today’s Prompt: Write a haiku inspired by the word eat. If you need a refresher on…

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Writing Wednesday: Word Association List

Welcome to Writing Wednesday! This is a weekly feature at Cask & Quill where we try out writing prompts, share our experiences and inspire and encourage each other to write. All experience levels are welcome! Check out the introductory post here. Today’s Prompt: Make a word association list beginning with a random word of your choosing. This one…

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Writing Wednesday: Story in Six Words

Welcome to Writing Wednesday! This is a weekly feature at Cask & Quill where we try out writing prompts, share our experiences and inspire and encourage each other to write. All experience levels are welcome! Check out the introductory post here.   Today’s Prompt: Write a story in six words using the word tools as inspiration.   Share! Write…

Writing Wednesday: Ten Minute Practice

Welcome to Writing Wednesday! This is a weekly feature at Cask & Quill where we try out writing prompts, share our experiences and inspire and encourage each other to write. All experience levels are welcome! Check out the introductory post here. Today’s Prompt: Set a timer and take ten minutes to write about your daily commute. None of…