WRITING PROMPTS

Seconds

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I often lose track of time when I’m working on something I love. But time is precious. The Greek defined “seconds” as follows: ”Each one wounds, the last one kills.” Can we change that? Let’s have a prompt about that.

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True Colors

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I spent the last weekend celebrating my grandma’s 98th birthday, and hanging out with my childhood friend and her husband-to-be, all of them wonderful people. I was so ridiculously happy I’m sure it splashed all over the place. Which got me thinking of the following writing prompt:

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Technophobe vs. Computer

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I’m writing this on my laptop on a fast train to Tel Aviv, and two women are giving me the technophobic evil eye. Let’s use that as a story starter:

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For Granted

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

I was out on a very enjoyable trip that ended with a very not-enjoyable steep climb, and I wound up incapacitated for several days. Which had me thinking of the following writing prompt:

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Be My Eyes

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

A guide-dog is more than a man’s best friend–it’s also his eyes, his companion, even his independence. Let’s have a prompt based on these amazing animals.

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Pistachio

Re:Fiction  Feb 29, 2016

Ever seen one of those “What Ice-Cream Flavor Are You” quizzes? You know, the ones where chocolate is steadfast and comforting, vanilla is classic but safe, and so on. With that in mind, try the following prompt:

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