My focus this week has been on short stories. Not writing them, but updating and revamping my old short story class to add lots more features and goodies for students. I’ve decided to add two different classes so I can offer one at a lower price and one a higher priced one with more features….
This week’s prompt is all about Christmas shopping. What is your character hoping to buy and who is the gift for? It could be that they’re buying something special for their own use…and what would that be? Have fun and happy writing.
Here’s week two of an image along with some dialogue. Your two characters are in this scene and here’s their exchange. “This doesn’t look like the place?” “You heard what the guy told me, take the next left, head down the road, and then turn right” “Are you sure we’re not lost?” Have fun and…
October! Every month I try and come up with something different and decided we’d combine an image along with a line from the story. This first week, it’s this photo and let’s use an opening line which is dialogue between two characters. “I’ve never made anything besides toast, but I know I can do this….
It’s September, four writing prompts this month so how about using an image, the same image each week but a different genre each time? Sound like fun? Sound like a challenge? Here’s the image and this week, the chosen genre is mystery. Have fun and happy writing.
Let’s round out the month of August prompts with the final element and it’s fire. Lots of stories that you can use, a house fire, forest fire, fire at a campsite. Have fun and happy writing.
Continuing with our month long prompts based on sayings, this week it’s Don’t judge a book by its cover. Who says this, are they referring to themselves or another character? This might be the title of the story, a line of dialogue or even the theme. Have fun and happy writing.
Continuing with July’s theme of sayings, this week one of your characters has to say the following line. “That’s the best thing since sliced bread.” Who says it and what are they referring to? Have fun building a story around this line and happy writing.
Each month, I try to think of something different for the writing prompts so for July, I thought we’d try well known sayings. The first one is- Birds of a feather You can use it for the title, have those words buried in the story or it can actually be based on the saying. It’s…
Our fourth and final week of the June Writing Prompts with a continuing story line. We started with a character who wanted to learn to skateboard. The following week, they took a break at a cafe where they saw someone from the past. Last week, they chatted with this person and the character learned they…