WRITING PROMPTS

The Hidden Price

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I’m intrigued by the saying, “Be careful what you ask for, you might get it”, and by the human tendency to overlook the shadowy sides of our gifts.

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Favorite Title

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I was feeling like re-reading a favorite title, but when I scanned my library, all titles appealed to me. Which got me thinking of this prompt:

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The City

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

First lines are notoriously hard to write. How about I provide you with one, this time? Continue the following line however you'd like:

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Living Objects

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I sometimes feel bad about how hard I’m working my computer. Of course it doesn’t feel anything . . . or does it? Suspend your disbelief for the following prompt.

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Don't Look Now

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I tend to rely heavily on visual descriptions in my writing, to the point where I forget the richness evoked by sounds, tactile sensations, and especially smells and tastes. Some other writers have the same problem. The following exercise can help in correcting this tendency.

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Unsung Hero

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

We often take for granted what mothers do for their children, what friends do for each other, and so on. Let’s have a prompt about that.

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Purple

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

When people ask me what’s my favorite color, the answer is always green. But it’s more than a favorite color for me. It’s a personality. Which got me thinking about the following prompt . . .

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