Herewith, the latest collection of writing prompts from my Tumblr blog, where I post a prompt a day. I hope they help you write tons and tons this week!
#316 They tell me I should never have let anyone know what happened.
#317 “Honey, I’m home!”
Your main character’s significant other just walked in the door. How does she/he react? With joy or dread? Eyes lighting up or shoulders slumping? Excitement or fear?
Write about their reaction and what happens next.
#318 Does your main character like to pretend? Maybe he likes to pretend he is married to someone else. Or she likes to pretend she lives in Paris. Or he likes to pretend he is happy. Write about all the ways your character (and maybe you) pretend.
#319 “Why, I remember when you were just a little tyke,” she said. “And, um, look at you now. What in the hell happened to you?”
#320 “All at once I hear your voice, and time just disappears.” Bonnie Raitt
Whose voice does your main character want to hear? Who do they miss?
#321 Is your main character an outdoorsy type or one who prefers being inside? If he’s an outdoorsy type, write about how he feels when forced inside. If she’s an inside type, write about how she feels when she must be outside.
#322 She breathed a huge sigh of relief, because the thing she’d been struggling with was over at last. Or was it? Because all of a sudden….
How's your writing going? What are you working on?