Pick three scenes from your manuscript and rewrite them from the other character’s point of view. How do the dynamics in the scene change? What … Read More “NaNoWriMo writing prompt: How the other side sees it”
Write a short story or poem that begins with the following sentence: He was supposed to be dead.
Write a short story or poem set in an abandoned building, be it a house, school, or old mental hospital.
Write a story focused on two characters: One who desperately wants to find a way in, and one who desperately wants to keep the … Read More “Halloween writing prompt: The gatekeeper vs. the gatecrasher”
Think about the meanings and expressions related to the word “glass.” For example: glassy-eyed; glass half empty/full; glass of water, wine, etc.; eyeglasses; smooth … Read More “Writing prompt: Glass act”
Write a short story that takes place at the 45th annual International Tooth Fairy Convention.
Write about your (or your character’s) favorite summer of all time.
Tennessee Williams’ plays often take place in summertime, when the sweltering Southern heat helps drive characters to their breaking points. How would a brutal … Read More “Summer writing prompt: Heat wave”