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For Your Journal: YOUR Submissions

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So ... How's your journaling? Would you like to share an entry with LM readers?

Until April 10th, we'll accept responses to the For Your Journal writing prompts posted in January, February, and March. We'll offer our feedback on each response privately before the end of the month and post our favorites to the LM Blog. Please email your responses of 400 words or less to lmblogcontact (at) literarymama (dot) com with the words "For Your Journal submission" in the subject line. Submissions--up to two per person--should be in the text of an email; please do not send attachments. If submitting two responses, please submit in separate emails. Here's a recap of the writing prompts:

~~ Write about a time you watched your child "walk in another's shoes." Read the entire prompt here.
~~ What's your family's favorite board game? Read the entire prompt here.
~~ Do you have house rules about television? Read the entire prompt here.

~~ Write and illustrate a story with your child about a household object. Read the entire prompt here.
~~ Describe a mess your child made. Read the entire prompt here.
~~ Make a list of five books you want your children to experience. Read the entire prompt here.

~~ Create a word. Draw it. Then, list 10 words that rhyme with it. Read the entire prompt here.
~~ Write about your family's religious life. Read the entire prompt here.
~~ Write about the challenges and the rewards of learning a new skill while your family watches. Read the entire prompt here.

Karna ConverseĀ is a freelance writer who’s written everything from technical documentation and price proposals to newsletter articles, devotionals, personal profiles and essays. Her essays have been published in a variety of regional and national publications, including The Christian Science Monitor, Notre Dame Magazine, the Cup of Comfort and Chicken Soup anthologies, Our Iowa, and on Iowa Public Radio. She and her husband are parents to three young adults. Karna is a former blog editor, senior editor, managing editor, and editor-in-chief of Literary Mama.

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