This prompt comes two days before Halloween and forces you to think about the D word. The prompts below come from the book The Wild Mind by Natalie Goldberg. You… Read more »
Your character is having a deep conversation with someone they barely know…
Create a setting for one or more of the following and furnish a place with their character. I.e. you create the character through the observation of the setting.
Write a story in 50 words incorporating one of the visuals.
Use the list as a starting point to think of random ideas that you can use for a new story or a new poem or a scene in your existing manuscript. Jot down your ideas.
Lists are great devices to trigger subconscious memory and to remove top of the head writing.
Pick two ideas from the list below and write a scene.
On the right are titles of existing books and random phrases. Centering your character in mind, write a blurb for three of these titles as if it’s your book.
For each headline write a list of ideas you can think of (2-3 ideas) – they don’t have to be directly related – just anything that sparks in your mind when you read the headline.
Gather a list of concrete and abstract nouns.