Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #1

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I've started a daily writing prompt blog on Tumblr.  

However, one of my wonderful readers pointed out that it was impossible to get those posts emailed from Tumblr.  So I had a brainstorm:  why not do a weekly round-up post of the prompts?  

And so, here it is.

Behold, the first ten prompts:

#1. "Don't be stupid like me," he said. "Instead, remember that you should always…"

#2. Write about a time someone gave you (or your character) a present you hated. What was it? How did you react? Why did you hate it so?

#3.  She should have known better.

#4.  "To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable."  Helen Keller

Write about a sudden change (in your life or the life of your character) and how people reacted to it.

#5.  The sickest you've ever been.

#6.  Here are the seven deadly sins: wrath, avarice, sloth, pride, lust, envy, gluttony.  Choose two, and include them in a scene or a story.

#7.  You can pick one day out of your whole life to live over.  Which one is it?

#8.  Write about the last day of school.

#9.  She could taste the sharp tang of disappointment in the back of her throat.

#10.  Write about the one(s) who got away.

Okay, there you go–have at it.  Go forth and write!

 

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