August’s Theme is
I’ve been gone for a few weeks on vacation, so forgive the late posting of the August Erotic Journal Challenge. Sometimes a girl needs a little time off…it was well-deserved and much needed. But, now, I’m going to slowly get myself back on track, both in life and here on the blog.
How do you define lust?
What do you lust for?
What encourages lustful feelings and behavior for you?
What is the most lustful thing you’ve ever done?
What is the difference between lust and love?
What is the most lustful fantasy you have had or wish you could act out in real life?
What does lust feel like to you?
Remember…you DON’T have to follow the prompts. They are simply there to provide guidance and ideas. And if you decide to follow the prompts, you don’t have to do them in any particular order.
If you have an idea for a theme or prompt, please let me know! I could always use ideas!
So what IS the Erotic Journal Challenge and how is it different from other memes?
Well, it began for me as a way to explore my erotic inner life and thoughts. More specifically, it was about asking the tough questions and reflecting on the places where I struggle in a way that might move me forward positively (since I often feel a little disconnected from that part of myself) and help me improve my erotic connection to myself and to my husband.
There are memes out there for fiction writing, and photography, but I wanted this to be more intimate. It’s a JOURNAL challenge, after all. Also, it’s an EROTIC journal challenge. So this is also about sexuality and intimacy and love and lust and relationships with self and others — EROTIC INTROSPECTION, if you will. Journaling is more about mining your own feelings about things. You aren’t writing an essay and you aren’t particularly concerned with your audience, unless you are using this as an opportunity to do some confessional writing. Focus on your emotions…your feelings…your fears…your questions.
If you are posting your writing on a blog, you can link-back to this post and use the badge so others can find your work. Read others’ posts, comment, share what you love! This is all about going inward, sharing what we learn, and supporting one another as writers and people. There is not round-up and no one will be selecting the “best” posts, so there is no competition here. But I’ll be sure to share your work on social media in some way.
You can link up your posts all month (one or several). Link party will be open from today until noon on August.
Link-up will be open from today to noon on August 31st.