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Writing Prompt # 046

Writing Prompt # 046

  Finish the story:  “That was the moment that started it all.  I was digging in my garden when my shovel hit a…”     Related articles 10 Great Writing Prompts (lasesana.wordpress.com) Weekly Prompt #5 (mmnicodemos.wordpress.com) When writing prompts go awry (milesovermatter.wordpress.com) “food” ~ #MondayPrompt for week 22/10 – 28/10/2012 (phoenixpoetrystories.wordpress.com) Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 197 … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 043

Writing Prompt # 043

The second person:  Writing at length in the second person is very difficult.  Perhaps that is why there are so few good novels in the second person.  My favorite work in second person has to be Aura, by Carlos Fuentes.  The entire text in spanish can be found here.  (Sorry, I couldn’t find it in English). … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 042

Writing Prompt # 042

  Anger is something we all deal with.  We also deal with it and relate to it differently.    If you had to relate you anger to an animal (real or fictional), which would it be?  A lion?  A snake?  A dragon?     Related articles Haunted Writing Prompts (worldweaverpress.com) Writing Sparks: September 2012 (barbaratyler.wordpress.com) … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 040

Writing Prompt # 040

  Knowing yourself, and not: Most of the time, we know ourselves enough to know how we are going to react in almost any situation.  Write one paragraph about a time when your own reaction to something surprised you.     Related articles Forcing Myself to Write (040) (365freedays.wordpress.com) Writing Prompt #2 (uniquetotheend.wordpress.com) Writing Prompt … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 039

Writing Prompt # 039

  Looking Good! Everyone has one piece of clothing or accessory that just makes them feel good and gives them confidence.  Describe the piece in your closet that does this for you in 10 sentences.  Next, describe how you feel when you wear it, in 5 sentences.  In the next 3 sentences, describe how you … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 038

Writing Prompt # 038

      What is your absolute favorite food?  Describe it completely, from the ingredients, to the preparation, to the way it tastes.       Related articles * * * food porn * * * (myheartslovesongs.com) {Sweet Treat Tuesday} Heavenly Angel Food Cake Cupcakes! (tinytiaraparties.wordpress.com) It’s That Time Again: Steaming Hot Chili Recipe (theroycroftreport.com) … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 036

  Spoon      Knife     Fork   Use the following three words to describe a scene.  However, you must use the verb form of all three words.     Related articles Five Sentence Fiction – Awkward (andyswordsandpictures.wordpress.com) Writing Exercise: Action vs. Linking (novelnovice.com) Choose Action Verbs that Will Impact the Reader. (brieflywriting.com) 5 … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 034

Writing Prompt # 034

  The magic of surprises:  I love when a person I feel that I know does something that completely mystifies me.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t happen with that many people or too often.  Write about a time when somebody you thought you knew completely surprised you.  Now go back and write it from the other person’s … Continue reading

Writing Prompt # 033

Writing Prompt # 033

  Character development: Think about a character you have been working on.  Write their name and occupation (Jim Smith, zookeeper).  In four sentences describe your character through occupational stereotypes.  In the next four sentences, describe how this character is not like the stereotype.

Writing Prompt # 032

Writing Prompt # 032

  Opposites can be similar:  Think of two people, famous or not, alive or dead, real or not who are seemingly complete opposites.  Find some commonality.  Write about it.