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    The Wolf Fight

    The Wolf Fight

     Jun 15, 2018

    Three wolves fight over a piece of meat. Each needs it desperately but for different reasons. Write the struggle from each animal's POV.

    Conflict

    All-Knowing

    All-Knowing

     Jun 08, 2018

    Write about a teenager who plays in a high-school band. Use an all-knowing narrator who knows the teen will die in a car accident a week from now.

    Point of View (POV)

    Into the Past

    Into the Past

     Jun 01, 2018

    Choose a vivid memory from your childhood. Imagine your character in the same circumstances. How would their reactions differ from yours?

    Characters

    A Thousand Words

    A Thousand Words

     May 25, 2018

    Search Google Images for the word "image".  Choose a random one and brainstorm three different scenarios that end with that image.

    Plot & Structure, Settings

    Distance

    Distance

     May 11, 2018

    Write a few paragraphs in the third person about a young girl who got lost in a train station. Rewrite them to the first person. How does it change the voice? Which is more suitable for your piece?

    Language, Voice

    Zooming In

    Zooming In

     May 04, 2018

    Write the opening paragraphs of a story that occurs in a small place, beginning from a very broad perspective and gradually narrowing in on the location.

    Language, Voice, Settings

    Sensory Overload

    Sensory Overload

     Apr 27, 2018

    Sketch out an idea for a setting that stimulates (or over-stimulates) one sense in particular.

    Settings


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