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Writing Prompt June 7

Writing Prompt June 7

0 by / on June 7, 2014, 4:20 AM / in Writing Prompts

  Write a blog post on surviving middle school. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this, but these writing prompts are just suggestions and if the photos or topic inspire you in a different direction, you should go for it. Anything that gets words on the page is a good thing (well, unless you start going all Hunter S. Thompson on us.)

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Writing Prompt June 6

Writing Prompt June 6

0 by / on June 6, 2014, 4:17 AM / in Featured, Writing Prompts

Use this photo to inspire today’s scene.

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Writing Prompt June 5

Writing Prompt June 5

0 by / on June 5, 2014, 4:04 AM / in Writing Prompts

Your character is a scientist who has decided to expand his artistic talents but is failing miserably. Show his frustration at not being able to master what he thought must be easy.  

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Writing Prompt June 4

Writing Prompt June 4

0 by / on June 4, 2014, 4:05 AM / in Featured, Writing Prompts

Take yesterday’s prompt and write a scene where one character imparts that knowledge to another in a way that is not an infodump. What’s an infodump? TVTropes.org has a good definition here. Didn’t do yesterday’s prompt? No problem – take any short encyclopedia article and write away! You might as well pick a topic that fascinates you, because there’s nothing worse than trying to force yourself to be creative over something dull.

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Writing Prompt June 3

Writing Prompt June 3

0 by / on June 3, 2014, 4:45 AM / in Writing Prompts

Write a short encyclopedia article on something you know a lot about. If you’d rather, write an article on something you know nothing about, but don’t spend all your writing time doing research. As much fun as research is for most writers, after a while it’s not useful and doesn’t get you any closer to your goal of getting words on a page.  

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Writing Prompt June 2

Writing Prompt June 2

0 by / on June 2, 2014, 10:43 AM / in Featured, Writing Prompts

Write a valedictorian’s graduation speech for a person who is completely unlike you. Change gender or nationality or planet of origin…anything that tickles your fancy. Make this person a unique person with their own individual challenges that they had to overcome.

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Writing Prompt June 1

Writing Prompt June 1

0 by / on June 1, 2014, 8:48 PM / in Featured, Writing Prompts

Somehow your afraid-of-heights character is at the top of a roller coaster. Write the scene where they finish the ride. How do they feel at the top? Once they’re done? In the middle?

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Writing Prompt 11

0 by / on May 29, 2014, 8:19 AM / in Writing Prompts

Your character’s pet has died. Write her giving a eulogy to friends and family.

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Writing Prompt 10

0 by / on May 28, 2014, 8:16 AM / in Writing Prompts

Write a news article that details the climax of your last completed work. Haven’t completed anything yet? Write a news article on the most exciting scene you’ve written so far.

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Writing Prompt 9

0 by / on May 27, 2014, 8:13 AM / in Writing Prompts

“You only live once but if you do it right once is enough.” – Mae West   Write a scene where a character is making the most of an ordinary life.

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