Just Jot It January #20–Fortune Cookie Messages
Posted by lindamartinandersen on January 20, 2016
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“Just Jot It January #20–Fortune Cookie Messages”… by Linda Martin Andersen”
I accepted a challenge for January: Just jot a note and submit. I can’t participate every remaining day this month, but I will join in when I can.
I decided to create a theme to write about:
Today, I Celebrate Fortune Cookie Messages–silly as they might seem.
I celebrate these neatly hidden surprises that uplift us, even those that seem ridiculous. It’s all in fun. Recently, my husband and I shared a takeout order of Chinese. He said I could have the fortune cookie.
Here’s what I found inside–two messages:
Follow the advice of your heart. And… Find release from your cares, have a good time.
Generic? Yes. Music to my ears? Definitely. Self-doubting writers need a double dose of each of these fortune cookie messages.
What fortune cookie message would make you smile?
- Write a fortune cookie message. Write one with a special need in mind. For example: “Today, you will hit a homerun.” Ballplayers as well as anyone working on a project or assignment would like this one.
- Write two fortune cookie messages. Make them opposites. For example: “Rest and relax today.” And…”Work hard and you will achieve.” Imagine placing both in one cookie. Write about the reaction when the cookie is opened.
- Write a fortune cookie message that tells something your mom might say. For example: Don’t forget to do your homework or else…
http://lindaghill.com/2015/12/31/just-jot-it-january-2016-rules/ for details about Just Jot It January and to comment on other participants’ posts.
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