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Write Now! Persuasive Writing Prompts:
Write the Next Chapter of Your Life

Practice your copywriting skills with this prompt from The Professional Writers’ Alliance (PWA).

This Write Now! prompt will help you focus on being in control of every facet of your life … as a parent, spouse, or copywriter.

Lori Allen, Director of Great Escape Publishing, believes in taking charge of every aspect of your life in order for each chapter to end the way you want it to. (Or read the transcript below.)

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Hi. I'm Lori Allen, from Great Escape Publishing. Today’s writing prompt is gonna be a little more lifestyle driven.

I’m a publisher and also the mom of two.

Sometimes I forget who’s in control; so today’s writing prompt is about your life.

If your life is a book, then why did you put this chapter here? Today, I want you to write what your chapter would look like if you actually took the time to write it and maybe what your next chapter would look like if you took the time to write that. Because if you don’t write it, somebody else will for you.

Now, I want you to do it for yourself. It will be your boss, or your spouse, or your children. Someone will stand up and write that chapter for you.

So now, I want you to do it for yourself.

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Published: September 20, 2017

7 Responses to “Write Now! Persuasive Writing Prompt: Write the Next Chapter of Your Life [video]”

  1. There was a door,that I had yet to find. I looked. I went so many miles my odometer spun right out of the car. Surely I had missed the exit, wrote the wrong directions. I knew the door existed . I was told by people who ought to know,but like Eli I wandered far with no end. Never finding The door that led to peace The earth was scorched. Each door singed or welded shut. Like Bobby in Dallas, after a terrible season he wakes up from a very bad dream. I wanted the door that led to peace , home, rest, restoration of all. I had lost

    Guest (Jane Austen)September 23, 2018 at 6:51 pm

  2. Besides being a pretty darn good cook, I can claim quite a few other designations: a wife of 40+ years married to the same man, a mother of four, a professional nurse, a teacher of students ranging from Kindergarten through college-level, a watercolorist, a gardener, a seamstress when necessary, a sometimes-musician, an avid lover of Nature, and a friend.
    Jack-of-all-trades, perhaps master of none, but satisfying and gratifying.
    I just retired (sort of) and need a plan to keep all of this alive.

    VLRFebruary 7, 2019 at 12:46 pm

  3. Hi Lori, I quickly wrote my first chapter of my Solitary Peaceful Life and gracefully wrote the last chapter of my empathetic life story that's mild like a sirens. My mind is calmer while I used imagination to explain the next actions as a Motion Picture. As a writer, I'm more confident knowing as long as a use all of the writing prompts, I'll never experience writer's block enhancing my strong writing ability pertained to my script.

    Always Writing,

    Internal Intelligence Agency LLC

    Internal Intelligence 1March 15, 2019 at 8:30 pm

  4. Becoming a writer wasn't in my plans at all. I do love to read and writing has become a passion that I want to explore and experience hands on. Understanding the proper format of writing is a must to get your point across to your reader. I have worked in the industrial environment for quite some time and I want to change my way of making money into a more less physical stress to my body.

    Raul Valadez RayasApril 13, 2019 at 11:28 am

  5. This chapter of my life would be, I am so tired. I am a full time unpaid caregiver and I am in my 19th year of it. I have been many other things and in fact I am writing a book about it. My family will probably be the only ones who read it, but that's OK. I can live with that. My next chapter will be that I am a writer and will be able to have a retirement. And write more books...and copywrite.

    MusickApril 30, 2019 at 6:53 pm

  6. When I was a little girl elders used to ask me “Little girl, what would you want to be when you grow up?” They will pinch my chubby cheeks which happened a lot (until I started biting fingers, lol). I think it was because of my chubby cheeks and two big deep dimples that they can’t help them selves. But make me cry.
    That question stuck in my mind forever! Geez Riz! I said to myself, at this age I still don’t know.
    The next chapter is Living the life where I meant to be. Commanding my destiny!

    RizJune 19, 2019 at 2:13 pm

  7. Today I'm a caregiver. I've been through some sharp and sudden changes in my life. The one thing that has helped me again and again is education, self-learning. I have to be realistic and accept that being a caregiver is part and parcel of my life. In my next chapter in life I would like to build a better quality of life, more secure financial future. I want a better balance between care giving and time and space for myself. I'd like to explore copywriting for all these reasons.

    lisa25June 27, 2019 at 6:57 pm


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