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Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! 8 Minute Memoir

You can start on day one here. Or you can join us where we are now. Every Tuesday and Thursday I post a writing prompt for kids of all ages both here on my website and on my instagram account @anndeecandy. Sometimes the prompts are…

March 16, 2017
FAIRY 1 - 8 Minute Memoir
8-Minute Memoir

8 Minute Memoir

Read a description below or skip ahead and start on day one, or write where we are now. The 8 Minute Memoir project is for everyone. Not just “writers” but all people. It works like this: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, I post a…

September 11, 2016
Kids! Day 57: Airplanes
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 57: Airplanes

Kids! Day 57: Airplanes. Have you been on an airplane before? Where did you go? How was the flight? Did it make you tired or was it the coolest thing ever? Do you like the aisle seat or do you look out your little…

September 19, 2017
Day 172 Fire
8-Minute Memoir

Day 172: Fire

Day 172: Fire. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Sep 18, 2017 at 9:11am PDT…

September 18, 2017
Day 171: Walking
8-Minute Memoir

Day 171: Walking

Day 171: Walking. Walking fast. Walking slow. Walking up hills. Walking down beaches. Walking with friends. Walking with children. Walking home. Walking to school. Walking in walk-a-thons. Walking in big cities. Walking when you’d rather run. Walking when you’re so glad to not be…

September 15, 2017
Kids! Day 55: Magical Glasses
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 56: Magical Glasses

Kids! Day 56: Magical Glasses. When you put them on, what happens? Do you transform? Extra brain power? Do they let you see the world in a whole new way? Or maybe unlock an alternative world? Write about magical glasses. 8 minutes. #8minutememoirkids A…

September 14, 2017
Day 170: Lawn Mowers
8-Minute Memoir

Day 170: Lawn Mowers

Day 170: Lawn Mowers. Do you have one? A push one? A rider one? Self-propelled? Old? New? Broken? Write about giant mowers at parks, mowers going at 7:00 am or 11 pm. Write about grass and clippings and the smell and the time you…

September 13, 2017
Kids Day 54 Hot Air Balloon - Kids! Day 55: Hot Air Balloon
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 55: Hot Air Balloon

Kids! Day 55: Hot Air Balloon. Did you know Steve Fossett (who happens to be in my book You May Already be a Winner) went around the world in a hot air balloon solo in under 15 days! That’s a record. If you could…

September 12, 2017
Day 169: Questions
8-Minute Memoir

Day 169: Questions

Day 169: Questions. Write down all the questions you have. Big, small, mundane, epic, personal, medical, political, family, practical, relational, funny, serious, new, old, thin, thick. Make a list so long it could touch the sky. 8 minutes. Questions and music. Also, what about…

September 11, 2017
Day 168: Garbage
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Day 168: Garbage

Day 168: Garbage. Garbage cans, garbage bags, garbage disposals, garbage dumps. Taking out the garbage. Notes on your garbage can because it’s too full (this never happens to me), garbage on holidays, garbage you feel, Oscar the Grouch, that one time your kid dumped…

September 8, 2017
Kids! Day 54: Transformation
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 54: Transformation

Kids! Day 54: Transformation. If you could transform into anyone or anything, what would you pick? Would you become Batgirl? Maybe you'd like to be a dalmatian. Would you be a dragon? A tiger shark? A piano? A butterfly? Would you like to be…

September 7, 2017