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500 Writing Prompts: 6/500

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The following is a journal entry from my personal copy of Piccadilly’s 500 Writing Prompts. Create three original screen names and passwords that the Easter Bunny may use when logging in to check his e-mail. Screen name: Hairy | Password: Belafontegg Screen name: EggKeeper3000 | Password: Duckduckg00$e Screen name: EasterBunny1 | Password: notevenmyhol1d@y…

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Books I Read in 2016

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The Mis-Education of the Negro, Carter G. Woodson Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell Animal Farm, George Orwell salt., Nayyirah Waheed nejma, Nayyirah Waheed Lord of the Flies, William Golding Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou Believing in Magic, Cookie Johnson Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston What was your favourite book this year?…

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500 Writing Prompts: 5/500

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The following is a journal entry from my personal copy of Piccadilly’s 500 Writing Prompts. Write ten original thoughts that will be stuffed inside fortune cookies for perfect strangers to read. Who you know yourself to be is not all of who you are. Silence is golden, but not in the time of injustice. Don’t go to IHOP for waffles, nor Waffle House for pancakes. You always belong at the beach.…

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Lupita Nyong'o's Vogue Cover Story is Everything I Needed and More

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Like most people, I’ve been a fan of the amazing and equally gorgeous Lupita Nyong’o since her Oscar-winning breakout role in 12 Years a Slave. Yesterday, Vogue released their October cover story, of which Nyong’o is the star. This is her third time gracing the magazine’s cover. I never think I’d see a Vogue cover line be “I want to create opportunities for people of color,” but it is. And that’s amazing.…

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500 Writing Prompts: 4/500

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The following is a journal entry from my personal copy of Piccadilly’s 500 Writing Prompts. Name one thing you wish your cell did for you that it currently does not. Unsound text messages. I miss the pre-iPhone days when I could quickly hit the end button if I sent a text with a typo or to the wrong person. Now, I’m out of luck unless I get to Airplane Mode in…

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500 Writing Prompts: 3/500

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The following is a journal entry from my personal copy of Piccadilly’s 500 Writing Prompts. If you wrote a song about your love life, what would the title be? Write the first verse. “Is Love Chocolate?” by Nia Langley Is love chocolate? ‘Cause I don’t know anything else Is love chocolate? ‘Cause it’s just cocoa and myself Rich and sweet A work of art Melts on my tongue And melts my…

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500 Writing Prompts: 2/500

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The following is a journal entry from my personal copy of Piccadilly’s 500 Writing Prompts. Name the top ten things on your bucket list. 1. Meet Oprah Winfrey 2. Meet Tyra Banks 3. Meet Linda Celeste Sims 4. Meet Fran Drescher 5. Go skydiving 6. Learn Mandarin 7. Visit China 8. Visit Dubai, UAE 9. Visit Egypt 10. Visit Greece This list looks kind of whack, but was difficult to draft…

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500 Writing Prompts: 1/500

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The following is a journal entry from my personal copy of Piccadilly’s 500 Writing Prompts. While at the beach you decide to write a message in a bottle. What would it say? Who would you like to find it? To: A girl like me. Hello, love. I’m going to try to write you words of wisdom that I happen to need myself. This should be good for the both of us.…

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Oscar de la Renta: 10 Favorite Quotes

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I was very saddened to learn of yesterday’s passing of legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, aged 82. The late designer was truly an inspiration and one of the classiest and most elegant gentlemen in fashion. In tribute, here are ten of my many favorite quotes from the significant fashion spearhead. “You have to walk like you have three men walking behind you.” “I hate pretty. It’s a very…

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