The One Minute Writing Blog

A couple of weeks back I took part to write for a prompt in the One Minute Writer blog. The prompt was ‘FRAME’.

The One Minute Writer is a very interesting blog by C. Beth. A unique idea, prompts are given each day of the week. The way it works is something like this:
1. Read the daily writing prompt.
2. Push “Play” on the timer on the right side of the screen.
3. Spend 60 seconds or less writing a response to the daily prompt.

For the prompt ‘Frame’ one had to write about: If you could frame a moment of your life, and experience it again every time you saw it, what moment would you choose? I am glad to mention here that my response was judged as the best response for the day. It was:

Given a chance I would like to frame the moment when I saw my first child rise up on her tiny feet and took the first step forward. She did not falter one bit and a prayer slipped out of my mind, may she always be able to take confident steps throughout her life.

Well, it didn’t end there. I was pleasantly surprised to find myself as the winner of the week from 7/12 to 7/17. It meant from the five daily winners of that week, my response was judged the best. I am so thrilled.

Hop over to her blog and try out your writing skills. It can help
– English teachers looking for journaling ideas for their students.
– Bloggers with writer’s block.
– Writers who want to start journaling daily.
– Toastmasters looking for Table Topics prompts.

Go! Write! All the best!

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16 Responses

  1. Swarna says:

    Novel concept!
    Of late I've been thinking of very short posts, because
    – thoughts and ideas are plenty, but writer's blocks are 'plentier',
    and also because
    – I prefer birds' tweets to any other. 🙂

  2. Good concept and congrats on winning…

  3. magiceye says:

    that was indeed wonderful! well deserving the award! good on you!!

  4. Babli says:

    Heartiest congratulations to you. Keep it up!
    Really wonderful.

  5. YOSEE says:

    Congratulations !
    It is a novel idea and your entry was most heartwarming, no wonder it won !

  6. slommler says:

    Congrats on your writing win! And congrats on your POTW!! You are having a banner week for sure!

  7. Arundhati says:

    Congrats!! Really, am so glad you won 🙂 Could sense your happiness in this post. And loved your response too

  8. Rajesh says:

    Great. Congratulation on being judged best.

  9. Hilary says:

    This sounds like a great idea for those wishing to hone their writing skills.. or simply share them. Your entry is wonderful and truly worthy of the win. Congrats to you!

  10. LD says:

    Fascinating! I'll have to look into that one minute site. Meawhile I was touched by your recollection of "first steps." Really wonderful.

  11. What an excellent read. This is a great prompt. Thanks.

  12. sujata says:

    Congrats Indrani! What a sweet response to the prompt!

  13. radha says:

    Congratulations. Very nicely written. Yes, I did see this blog when it was a 'blog of note'.

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