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The Driver's Seat: Writing Inspiration for February 3, 2016

Get behind the wheel with this week's writing inspiration!


first lines
"I told you we should have stopped for gas."

The plant coughed.


points of view
car headlights

your ex's parent


true story

"A California company says it has authenticated and is selling one of the 'holy grails of Western Americana': only the second confirmed image of the notorious bandit Billy the Kid. ... Kagin's said the photograph had been appraised and insured for $5 million."


Thanks to Brianna Robinson for the suggestion!

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photo credits: Ryan McGuire, Tim McCartney, Eli DeFaria, Hatim Belyamani, Kate Hart, Skitterphoto

Kate Hart

Kate is the author of After the Fall, coming January 24, 2017 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A former teacher and grant writer, she now owns a treehouse-building business in the Ozarks and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know interview series.

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  1. Non-Stop = such a good kick-in-the-pants writing song. :)


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