As a writer I know that deep down each of us has stories worth telling. The writing prompts offered here will help you find your own special voice. Read them, let your mind wander freely and listen carefully to the voice within. Then begin writing. Don’t be afraid. Just write what you want to say. Amaze yourself!...

Start Your Daily Summer Fun Comic Diary with

So much happens to us in the summer months. New places to explore. New books to read. New friends to make. New adventures to experience. Even just time alone to think about our lives.

This summer keep a comix diary with and create daily comic strips of what your days are like. First, choose among the many characters to find one to represent you and tell your story.  Then, create a comic strip with that character telling what new thing happened? What new thought did you have? What new book or hero did you discover?   What foolish thing happened to you? What new friend did you make? Each day, add a new comic strip to your digital portfolio. You can save your comics now at MakeBeliefsComix if you log in and set up a Comic Creator Account at: )  . This way you can keep your summer memories with

Write a Comix Strip Story for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day soon upon us, what better gift can you give the mothering person in your life than a comic strip of love specially created at    or drawn by hand? Tell the mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, teacher, person in your life what they mean to you.  Or, share with them, in a comic strip form, a favorite memory or story about your lives together. Maybe there’s a good wish you want to offer. Choose a character to represent you and your mother and begin your story. Create a greeting of love and joy to bring a smile to her face and e-mail or print it for her.

Continue Writing Your Favorite Book After It Ends

Each of us has at one time finished reading a book and said to ourself, ‘’I wish this book never ended,’’ and hoped for more pages or a sequel. Now, with you can create a comic strip and continue the story of your favorite characters. Did they live happily ever after? What new adventures or problems did they encounter? What happened to them after they grew up? Did everything work out as it was supposed to? You be the author-creator now as you build your comic strip. Have fun!

What Will You Be Doing to Celebrate Earth Day?

April 22 is Earth Day and this is the month when the earth renews itself by bringing forth the flowers and leaves we missed during the harsh winter months.  Why not create a comic strip message with MakeBeliefsComix about saving our environment and making life better here on Earth? Choose a character to represent you and encourage him or her to talk with some of the others about what needs to be done to preserve our planet, its air and oceans. You also can find some fun printables about the environment and ecology at

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