Embarrassed

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “When I’m embarrassed…,” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

Held

PROMPT: Write about a time you held your breath. keep your pen moving for 6 minutes. (From Kicking in the Wall: A Year of Writing Exercises, Prompts, and Quotes to Help You Break Through Your Blocks and Reach Your Writing Goals, by Barbara Abercrombie)

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

As always, you’re encouraged to post your unedited response(s) to the prompt in the comments section of this post. By doing so, you stand up for this important, but oft-neglected, wild and wooly part of the creative process.

Wait

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “Just you wait…,” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

 

Misinformed

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “I was misinformed…,” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

As always, you’re encouraged to post your unedited response(s) to the prompt in the comments section of this post. By doing so, you stand up for this important, but oft-neglected, wild and wooly part of the creative process.

Noise

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “Underneath the noise…,” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

 

Invented

PROMPT: Make a list –  Things that Need to Be InventedDon’t plan. Don’t be clever. Just stay curious and keep your pen moving. Go for quantity, not quality. 6 minutes or more.

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

 

Tell

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “If I tell the truth…,” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

Peek into the hidden corners of your characters by having them do this prompt.

As always, you’re encouraged to post your unedited response(s) to the prompt in the comments section of this post. By doing so, you stand up for this important, but oft-neglected, wild and wooly part of the creative process.