"The scariest moment is always Just before you start"
Specific prompts to use in your writing.
Inspiration From the Art World
Write a short story or poem inspired by a painting or any other form of artwork. Think about the senses evoked in the artwork (sounds, tastes, smells, ect.). What are the stories behind the painted objects or people?
Starting underneath the word "cardiac arrest" write a list words for a page. Each word should be related to the one before it. Then compose a poem using most of the words from the list.
Imagine a setting and describe the place four times, changing each description according to the season.
Look in a newspaper or magazine to fins a random title for a short piece of writing. Ex: "A short walk across fox plaza"
A Different Perspective
Try writing from the perspective of a building, a boat, a tree, or any other inanimate object. What are the things going on around them? What is their history? What emotional moments have they witnessed?
Tell the story of a dramatic moment in your life, but weave in one secret and one lie.
Write a short story in which you are the villain.
Write from the point of view of a literary character who changed your life.
Write about something you know absolutely nothing about. Make all of it up.
Each of the above prompts was taken from or inspired by...
Bronson, Po. 642 Things to Write about. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2011. Print.
Gillard, John. The Creative Writer's Notebook. England: Metro, 2015. Print.
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