Writing Prompt: If only . . . Set your timer for 12 minutes and write “If only” . . . . and keep writing. Prompt #68 – If only . . .
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Imagine you are invited. . . Prompt #64
Imagine. . . . You receive an invitation to a party. You are invited to dress as a character according to the book you are currently writing or reading. OR, you are invited to the type of party you’ve always wanted to be invited to . . .1950s cocktail? 1880’s garden party? Costume party? Bon voyage party? Options: ~Write about the invitation you received. ~Your thoughts, or your fictional character’s thoughts, as you or he/she anticipate the party. ~Write about a party you have attended. ~Write about a party you would like to give or attend. Prompt: Imagine you are invited to a party . . .
Write the Scene. Prompt #51
Prompt #48 was about how to “Grow Your Character.” Prompt #49 was about setting the mood. Prompt #50 was “The Problem.” Let’s put them all together and write the scene. If you have freewrites on character, mood and a problem. . . use these elements to write a scene. Or, write a scene, using all new material. If writing memoir, write what actually happened, as best as remembered. Be sure to include details. Be specific. Not “car,” rather “1966 blue Dodge van.” “Scenes are capsules in which compelling characters undertake significant actions in a vivid and memorable way that allows the events to feel as though they are happening in real time. When strung together, individual scenes add up to build plots and storylines. — Make A Scene, Crafting a powerful Story One Scene at a Time, by Jordan E. Rosenfeld In Make A Scene, Jordan includes a recipe for…