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Writing Meetup: unBlock 107

unBlock virtual writing meetup

Metaphors, poetic prose, and abstract musings dominated our seventh writing meetup, unBlock 107. Written and visual prompts were mixed, stretched, interpreted and laid out in unconventional ways, facilitating a major unBlocking of that crippling writer’s block.

virtual writing meetup on Zoom

The writing meetup had participants sharing important feedback on each other’s works.
The value small details add, quantity of metaphors used and their placing, whether they work, how to improve story structure, and adding more contextual background.

people by the mumbai sea

Visual Prompt No. 1

road in india

Visual Prompt No. 2

All in all, it was a lovely Sunday evening spent brainstorming, sharing, and writing.

Visual prompts courtesy of Grey Pixel.

Watch what the participants of unBlock 107 have to say about it.

You can read about our previous writing meetups, below, which had authors such as Shanta Gokhale and Anukrti Upadhyay give feedback, and through it, help writers in a way workshops never can.

With Anukrti Upadhyay: Writing Meetup: unBlock 103

With Shanta Gokhale: Writing Meetup: unBlock 105

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We believe that instead of passively taking notes, and learning through lists of writing tips, or points, it is more productive to write and share your work – if you want to be a writer, you have to to sit and write.

Do you want to write? Make sure to attend our next session. For updates on our upcoming events, follow us on social media.

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unBlock is an initiative by Purple Pencil Project, where we take active steps to overcome the writer’s block (and tell it to go f*&k itself). This includes events, merchandise, prompts, competitions and more. 


Jessica is a freelance writer and avid reader, and former Head of Operations and Strategy and Writer at Purple Pencil Project.

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