What's Behind the Blue Door?: Creative Writing Prompts to Invite Inspiration (Diary)
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From the celebrated non-profit WriteGirl (where Amanda Gorman got her start) comes What's Behind the Blue Door?, a creative writing journal designed to be your go-to guide for tapping into creativity and self-expression.
What's Behind the Blue Door? features 75 galvanizing prompts, from memoir-esque questions to speculative fiction starters to poetry exercises, as well as 50 encouraging tips to bring your writing to the next level. Beautifully packaged with a handy ribbon marker and rounded edges with lay-flat binding for easy writing, and complete with full-color illustrations throughout, this guided journal will be a treasured companion for any writer, both beginner and seasoned pro alike.
BELOVED ORGANIZATION: WriteGirl is a nationally recognized writing and mentoring organization that helps underserved teens discover and express their creative voices. They have a roster of influential alumni, including Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in American history.
AN ANALOG ACTIVITY: Putting pen to paper is the perfect escape from the overwhelming world of phone screens and computer keyboards. Exploring your emotions and journaling through different prompts is a fun and unique way to get in touch with a side of yourself that you might not have even met yet!
PERFECT GIFT FOR WRITERS: Emerging writers and creatives are always looking for new ways to hone their craft, and this journal is the perfect medium for experimentation. Whether gifting for holidays, birthdays, or just because, the writerly figure in your life will appreciate this thoughtful present.
- Fans of WriteGirl
- Prospective writers
- Creatives looking for ways to work on their craft
- Amanda Gorman fans
- Supporters of women and BIPOC voices in writing/literary community
About the Author
WriteGirl is a Los Angeles–based creative writing and mentoring organization serving more than 500 underserved teen girls/gender-expansive youth annually. WriteGirl is a project of Community Partners, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Through workshops, one-on-one mentoring, publishing opportunities, public readings, and college application assistance, WriteGirl gives teens the skills and confidence to write their way to brilliant futures. Learn more at www.writegirl.org.