Day 880: 5 Minute Freewrite: Wednesday - Prompt: incessant barking

3년 전


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Please read and let us know in the comments if you think that you will go with the new platform Hive, stay on Steem, do both?


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Prompt: incessant barking

  • Set your timer for 5 minutes
  • Start writing
  • Use the hashtag #freewrite
  • Publish your piece (include a link to this post if you wish)

Copy and paste your URL into the comment section of the prompt post.

  • Or, if you don't want to publish your freewrite, just copy and paste as a comment under the prompt post.

Freewrite in Spanish: Check @latino.romano

Freewrite in German: Check @freiesschreiben

If you like this and want more people to come out and play - resteem!

Also, I would love it if you all check out each others #freewrite and spread some love :)

Comments on each other's freewrite is the stuff our community is made off. I found out through some of you that a comment coin exists now. That initiative is still in its beginning phase, but I am excited about it. I have enough coins now to get the rewards for you started!!

  • You earn a coin by leaving a good comment.
  • When you have 80 cc (comment coins) you can reward your comments with a coin. Simply add cc as one of your tags.
  • We also have coins at the Freewritehouse and will start to give some away as prices.

For more info, check out @commentcoin. I hope we all will be able to reward each other soon!!.


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Freewrite Info, Contests, Tips and More


If you don't know what a freewrite is, here is a link to the introduction post.

Here is @snook's excellent tutorial on how to join our freewrite adventure

And @improv's input:

Two things I do a little differently. I just type "timer" into google and it pops up a 5-minute timer. I also type directly into steemit. I also rarely use a photo, don't I? So that's three things.

Please read, comment and vote (if you have voting power) on each others freewrites as much as you can. Especially if you are new to the platform, you will be surprised how many friendships are formed by reading and commenting on each other's work!


Contests by our Fellow Freewriters

If you are running a contest let me know, I will list it here 😄

  • is holding the #zapfic contest!! Write a story in 240 characters!

  • @improv is the master of puns! Enter his Punday contest at his profile @improv.

  • @whatisnew - Every Thursday a nature-related photo contest.

Ongoing Contests by supporters of the Freewriters

  • Drawing/Comic Contest by @organduo: Pinky And Spiky Drawing Contest

  • @rycharde has nonsense writing contest every other week


Let's Do Community!!!

As many of you know, we have a Spanish speaking Freewrite effort going on. The fearless leader is @latino.romano who is putting a lot of effort into building the Spanish language community. Thank you!!

But that is not what I want to talk about today. I want to talk about Venezuela.
If you listen to the news at all, you know that the country is having a lot of difficulties - and many are suffering.

I know that we can't change the country or help all that are suffering, but we can help our Freewrite Community members - at least a little bit.
Please, upvote the following people as often as you possibly can!

@latino.romano, @isgledysduarte, @oizaguirres, @sacra97, @mllg, @yeceniacarolina, @lisfabian, @issymarie, @belkisa758, @felixgarciap, @zhanavic69, @mariita52, @teresah

And try to sponsor them into SBI.


If you have a business on Steem you want to share, let me know. I will start a dedicated section in the resource portion of the prompt posts.


Spanish Freewrite Initiative

The Daily Prompt is now also being published in Spanish and a Spanish language community is forming.

@latino.romano is the leader of the community and I am sure, he would love for you to stop by and say hello - in any language. If you are bilingual, please feel free to publish you freewrite in both languages and drop the link at both Daily Prompt posts.

Está publicada la versión en español de hoy @latino.romano


German Freewrite Initiative

Sunday through Friday, @isarmoewe is publishing the Freewrite prompt in German. A lovely community is already forming. Find the prompt at /@freiesschreiben
Please visit her blogs and tell all your German friends!

Many of the Freewrite House Contests will be in German, Spanish, and English. Check @freewritehouse




Remember to check your voting power. or use

  • If your vote is below 0.06 - this is a must read by @thedarkhorse. It is based on HF20 information,but we still have Vote Dust

Some say that the best strategy is to not vote on comments anymore - we shall see soon if that is true or not. If you have low SP, it probably is a good idea to only vote on posts.

This is an initiative called @dustsweeper that is helping all of you [who deal with vote dust](Here is an initiative to help all of you who are dealing with voting dust. find the details here)

Also, check out @dustbunny - it is structured differently with the same goal in mind


Writing help

  • A free app: Grammarly. A lot of us are not native English speakers and I am finding it a helpful app. It will underline spelling and grammar mistakes. Just remember that is is not always right -especially if you use complex sentence structures. Here is the link

  • Remember The Most Dangerous Writing App. You set the time - 5 min - and start typing. Don’t stop!!! It will destroy what you wrote if you stop for more than 3 seconds - and backspace does not count as writing on the app. If you are prone to stop and think - this app forces you to keep going. You can make corrections after the 5 minutes are over.

  • A timer. Egg timer is a free tool you can use on your desktop to set a time. This is useful for our freewrites or if you want to work in blocks of time and then take a break. Here is the link

  • I found this app through @emwalker. Use it regularly and it will help you type faster and more accurately. [10 fast fingers](

  • The discord channel Isle of Write has workshop rooms for fiction, non-fiction, and poetry where some of the experienced writers might be able to give some tips. Join with this link

  • If you are ready to get serious about improving your understanding of the English language check out @majes.tytyty blog. He has lots of useful information to understand words and their roots better. You have to go way back - as far as August. But it still is all there.

  • If you know of other helpful tools or people, please share with us!


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There are many contests on Steemit. From art to music to writing and everything in between. Enter as many as you can!! And take advantage of the free money people give away I listed in the money section below.

There are several people who offer SBD for free on this platform! How great is that!!

Here are a few

  • @qurator is an initiative to support steemians who post good content. Check the account and discord for more details.
    @quarotor is sponsoring us at the @freewritehous


Staying Legal

This is an excellent article by @dmcamera on how to use images legally. A must read!!


Remember, we have our own room in the Isle of Write Discord! Join us now!!!

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I'm going to Hive. 🙃


I knew that 😂


😆 Just thought I'd throw it out there -- again! Haha! 💃🎉

In all seriousness though, I'm looking forward to it. It seems exciting! A tidal wave of Steemians washing ashore and transforming into Busy Bees, growing their wings and zooming for their Hive.

It's nice to have a renewed sense of certainty. The past month has been trying.


They really have been. I know that I lost my energy for Steem after the last hardfork. And this drama almost did me in - as in I am done type of in...

Good question, @mariannewest. For me it’s a bit of a wait and see. I will likely hang out on both Steem and Hive at first to see where the most community energy seems to be thriving, and where there is growth. I came to Steem to be a part of something exciting, and I have been a stalwart HODLer, but the endless hurdles to success have definitely been a bit frustrating. If the new thing takes off and becomes the platform Steem was always meant to be (and my favorite communities move to Hive) then I would be willing to let go and move on with the masses. Hugs to you! (Virtual, of course! Not the infecting kind. Heh heh.)


I hear you. I think I am in the same boat. But I think I will recall my delegations and be ready to power down if the ship is sinking.
My feeling is that most of the dapps are going to move to hive and stop updating on Steem. Kind of what happened with Partiko when he realized that Steem was not recovering. Don't trust Sun. And as far as I can tell, nobody has stepped up to develop Steem. But we shall see. Maybe we get a surprise...


I really miss Partiko. Occasionally still use it because I miss it so much.


it was really great when they were working on it. Maybe if the prices go up, they will come back to it....


I used to watch those ad videos for points. Too bad they didn’t make it.

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fair enough. I didn't know that it already works. But the prompts are scheduled in Steempeak and I am not posting much beyond that at this time...

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Another one on the hard fork, with a little bit Steem sentiment:

Will try to commit to freewriting for now. 5 minutes per day is the least I can do. ;)


It will be great to see you here!!


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I know about it, and I will be going over to Hive day 1 to check things out. I probably will be posting over there much more once I have completed this fourth epic piece of the ongoing Lofton County story (the gap between The Posture of Innocence and the #nanowrimo effort, *The Field of Blood) ... depending on the prompt I'll be wrapping it up tomorrow into early Friday, and then I'll probably set up a library of sorts over on Hive to start before doing a FIFTH piece or starting something entirely new ... been thinking about winter bees anyway...

But you know me ... I'm an early adopter but rarely the FIRST... it took me a while to come along to hive-161155, and I am applying the same cautious movement to big-H Hive... I am well and truly tired of Steem drama, but I will let folks I respect kick the tires a bit before going over totally to Hive.

Hello team over here my entrance thanks to everyone for supporting my work. Accepting the invitation:


Thank you for such motivating lines @whatisnew

La verdad amigos que estoy confundido, por qué lo digo...
Las comunidades que sigo o con las cuales normalmente me identifico están migrando hacia HIVE, o invitando a hacerlo. Entonces como formando seguidilla iría tras ellos!
2.-En Steemit - @cervantes una vez encontre un segundo hogar, luego me mude a presento ese gran descalabro con el apoyo de Steem y SBD y como muchos tome la via de la aventura hacia WEKU y Whaleshares...resultando tiempo perdido!
3.-Ahora regreso a casa (Steemit) y resulta que no siento estabilidad...esto no está bien...pero ire con mis amigos que al fin y al cabo son mi gran familia virtual

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