Sunday, October 25, 2009

The Pouring Rain & Other Writing Prompts

I've got a double batch of writing prompts today. Grab a prompt that inspires you and freewrite for ten minutes. Don't think about what you'll eventually do with your work--just write!

--Jack sat in the pouring rain. He was drenched, but he didn’t care. He didn’t care about anything because….

--What is your favorite song or type of music?

--Alice had done her best to overcome her dislike of Halloween, but….

--If you could be a professional athlete, what sport would you play? Why?

--Rupert scowled at Angie. “I told you we had to get rid of the body. Now we have to….

--The picture in Greg’s wallet reminded him of….

--George was furious. He shouted at his daughter, “Haven’t you ever heard ‘a penny saved is a penny earned’? Don’t you see how wasteful it is to….

--What’s the most unusual pet you’ve ever had?

--On a sunny, pleasant fall afternoon, Betty decided it was time to….

--Linda and Ellen stared into the store’s display window. “I’m really not sure what that is,” said Linda. “My best guess is….
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