Here are some weekly posts/prompts/challenges I do. I do not do them every week, though I try to take part as often as possible. I have found most of these very useful, you might want to give them a try too!
This weekly post started as a bloghop at the blog of Shah, a friend of mine from the blogging world. She intended it to be a weekly writing challenge on mental health, and I have been taking part for almost a year now. She had to put an end to the bloghop a few months ago due to too little people taking part in it, but I decided to continue since it had been so helpful to me.
So almost every Monday, I make a post about how I'm doing inside my head and how my life is. I might rant. But that's what it's for. It's for me. And also, I guess, for others who wish to see if there are people out there with experiences similar to theirs. I have been thinking of re-birthing the bloghop at my blog but I don't think I have enough contacts in the interwebs quite yet.
Carry On Tuesday
Carry On Tuesday is a weekly writing prompt brought to the blogging world by Keith's Ramblings. Every Saturday, Carry On Tuesday will offer you a new prompt based on the opening line of a book, a poem, a speech, a quote or a song. Your task is to carry on where the originator left off by using some or all of the words at the start or within your story or poem.
I've really liked this one, especially since it's not a rule to post things on Tuesday. I tend to have things to do that prevent me from posting things on specific days. Or on some days I'm just not inspired. So flexibility is great.
Open Link Night
at dVerse Poets' Pub
Open Link Night is a weekly link party for poets over at dVerse. You may post one poem per linky, and it's the perfect chance for finding lots of lovely new poetry blogs to follow and to meet new fellow poets. I have really liked it there, though the timing has been a little off for me, living out here and not in the U.S. The linky opens at 3:00 PM EST every Tuesday, which is 10 PM for me.
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Every Wednesday I post an image in reflection to what is going on in my life at the moment. There are blog hops out there for this, but I haven't found many that interest me so I haven't taken part. Yet. I have taken part in Wordless Wednesday for about a year. I like the concept very much, even though sometimes I want to add words to my picture instead of keeping it wordless...
Three Word Wednesday
Three Word Wednesday gives writers, poets and those who journal a mid-week jolt of creativity. Each week, three words are selected; you create something with the words. Then come back and post a link to your contribution. I've only taken part a few times now, but I think I'll be taking part more. I really like random word prompts.
Thursday Think Tank
Thursday Think Tank is a (usually) weekly writing prompt over at Poets United. You are given a word to use as the theme or base of your poem, it can be anything from an adjective to a noun to a name. As I said, I love word prompts, especially one word ones since you have so much freedom to it. Sometimes, and sometimes more often, my inspiration needs a push.
Friday Favorite Things
Friday Favorite Things is a bloghop over at Finding Joy where you make a post about your favorite things over the past week. I take part every few weeks. It's a photo post for me at least, some people do some writing for it too.
Six Word Saturday
Six Word Saturday is about describing your life (or something) in a phrase using just six words. I haven't taken part in it in a bit, so plan to from now on. It is hosted over at Show My Face.
Sunday Scribblings was set up to provide inspiration and motivation for anyone who enjoys writing and would like a weekly challenge, hosted by Megg. A prompt is posted on Saturday and you may write accordingly and post your link on Sunday. These are mostly one word prompts as well.
The Sunday Whirl
The Sunday Whirl gives you a twelve-word wordle, which is an image with words scattered all over it, and you may use any or all of them in your poem/story and post at the site on Sunday. The wordle is given earlier on in the week, so you have time to write and it gives you a more flexible posting schedule, since the linky will be up a few days before Sunday.