1. Journal writing* Complete 20 prompts of your choice. You can publish these on a blog, or simply on a Google Doc. 2. Video or podcast There are a lot of amazing TED Talks out there like this one by Tim Urban, called “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator.” What makes it powerful? Create your own TED Talk (or podcast) sharing a startling story, a piece of wisdom, or an idea from your own lives. 3. Nanowrimo: Young Writers' Program Sign up for the Young Writers' Program and commit to writing on a daily basis for one month. See what you can create! *original poetry can be substituted for journal entries on a 1:1 basis.