Prompt to Page With Jayne Moore Waldrop

Each month, we interview a published writer who shares their favorite writing prompt. Whether you’re just getting started or have written for years, you’ll find ideas and advice to inspire you and help you become a better writer.

Prompt to Page is brought to you in partnership with the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

Listen to Episode 3

For our third episode, we talked to poet and short story writer Jayne Moore Waldrop, who shares two of her favorite writing prompts. Jayne suggests ways to make time for your writing and offers encouragement for writers at midlife and beyond.

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About Our Guest

Jayne Moore Waldrop, a white woman with straight gray hair, stands in front of a lake at sunset.

Jayne Moore Waldrop is a Kentucky writer and attorney. She is the author of Retracing My Steps, a finalist in the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Series, and Pandemic Lent: A Season in Poems, both published by Finishing Line Press. Her linked story collection, Drowned Town, was published in 2021 by University Press of Kentucky through its Fireside Industries imprint, a partnership with Hindman Settlement School.

Waldrop earned undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Kentucky, and her MFA in Creative Writing (fiction) from Murray State University’s low residency program. She is a former book columnist for the Louisville Courier-Journal.

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Tuesday, November 30, 6:00 PM

Spend time working on this month’s Prompt to Page podcast writing prompts, get feedback, and share writing tips with a community of other writers. Open to all writing levels.

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Submit Your Writing

We’d love to see what you’re writing! Submit a response to the episode three prompt for a chance to have it read on a future episode of the podcast.