Wednesday, June 10, 2015

June Blogging Prompts

Don't let June gloom get you down. Do something to lift your spirits. For example, do some blogging. 

Summer is rapidly approaching and it won't be long til those beautiful summer days start calling your name. If you want extra summer fun time, plan ahead and stockpile some blog posts. 

Here are some topics to write about in June.

Father's Day (third Sunday): Dads like toys and gadgets. What are some great gifts for Dad that are related to your niche. See what you can come up with that's out of the ordinary. You can also so an advice post.

Summer Camp: Kids heading off to camp mean a few things. Parents may have a little extra downtime. Give them advice of how they can spend it. Also, kids at overnight camp will require some fun letters from the parents. Do you have a crazy letter writing idea that adds spark and sizzle to an ordinary letter? Share that with your readers too.

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June Holidays: In addition to Father's Day, June is Aquarium Month, Gay Pride Month, National Accordion Awareness Month, National Adopt a Cat Month, and Rose Month. June 14 is Flag Day, June 15 is Smile Power Day, and June 18 is International Panic Day (it's also International Picnic Day). Summer solstice is June 21, Forgiveness Day is June 26, and Camera Day is June 29.

June Food Holidays: June is National Candy Month, National Dairy Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, National Iced Tea Month, National Papaya Month, National Seafood Month, National Steakhouse Month, National Turkey Lover. (Covered all the bases, didn't they?) Also June 13 is Kitchen Klutzes of America Day, June 17 is Eat All Your Veggies Day, and June 22 is National Onion Rings Day.

Bonus: Fiction writers, it's time for a beach party. What do your characters do when they let loose on the beach? What do they eat? What games do they play? Do they tell stories around a bonfire? Give your characters space to have some fun. They may give you some fun adventures to include in your prose or they could be involved in something that they must keep secret. Either way, it'll sure be fun to see what happens. And then use that as inspiration for your writing.

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Debra Eckerling is the author of Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages. She's a writer, editor and project manager/goal coach, as well as founder of Guided Goals and Write On Online, a live and online writers’ support group. She is an editor at Social Media Examiner. Debra is also a speaker/moderator on the subjects of writing, networking, goal-setting and social media.


10 comments:

  1. Your list gets the juices flowing for blog & manuscript topic ideas. I'm posting it on my Pinterest "Designated Days" board. I'd like to add three days to your list:
    - International Men's Health Week: June 15-21. Focuses on boys & men's health and leads up to Father's Day
    - World Environment Day: June 5. Themes include re-thinking consumption habits.
    - World Ocean's Day: June 8. Pollution generated by consumers & industries harm our water resources and the health of all living creatures. "There are now close to 500 dead zones covering more than 245,000 km² globally, equivalent to the surface of the United Kingdom." UNESCO
    Enjoyed your post. Thanks.
    Debra Toor, www.ecostoriesbydebtoor.com

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  2. Thanks for the additions and for pinning, Debra! Happy Writing!

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  3. I llke letting my Google Plus pals know about these monthly prompts, Deb! Keep at it!

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    1. Thanks, Carolyn! I appreciate the shares!

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  4. Super thoughts, Debra. Thank you. Have also passed it on via Google+

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  5. Thanks for sharing this post. Great reminder of things to include in our blog posts and social media post as well.
    Have a blessed day,
    Deborah
    http://DeborahHBateman.com

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    1. Thanks, Deborah! Glad you find them useful! You too!

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  6. Great ideas, Deb! Love the writing prompt for fiction writers and upcoming summer.

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    1. Thanks, Karen! Always fun to mix things up, especially where fiction is concerned! Fictional characters are people too ... to us, anyway!

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