From August 2014

Writing Prompts – August 27, 2014

Below you’ll find three writing prompts to get you started!

Story Starter #9: “You’re a prick!” she screamed, throwing a half-empty wine glass at him. It missed by several inches, hit the wall, and shattered into pieces. Glass rained around his feet. “Jesus Christ,” he responded, “what the hell is wrong with you?”

Writing Prompt #9: A clown, laughing gas, a carnival

Picture #9: Describe the image below.

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Writing Prompts – August 22, 2014

Below you’ll find three writing prompts to get you started!

Story Starter #8: At least every other day my brother proclaims he’s in love. I never believe him. He changes girlfriends like most people change their underwear.

Writing Prompt #8: An elevator, a CEO, a woman’s shoe

Picture #8: Describe the image below. Who is this man? Why does he have so many facial piercings? Are they culturally significant or does he do them for his own personal expression? Be as descriptive as possible.

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Writing Prompts – August 12, 2014

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Story Starter #5: As my car crested the hill, I glimpsed the beautiful, brick mansion tucked safely behind a grove of Weeping Willows. The asphalt ended abruptly at a wrought-iron gate and transition to beautiful stone pavers that cost more than my house.

Writing Prompt #5: An antique shop, a grandfather clock, a cheating wife

Picture #5: Describe the image below. Who do these jewels belong to? Who would wear these?

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Writing Prompts – August 8, 2014

Below you’ll find three writing prompts to get you started!

Story Starter #4: He spurred his horse on, digging his heels into her sides. She whinnied in protest. Gunshots rang out behind him and a bullet whizzed past his ear like a buzzing insect. Someone called, “I won’t miss again!”

Writing Prompt #4: Civil War, a letter, a widow

Picture #4: Describe the image below. Who are these men? What are they doing? Are they modern day cowboys or wild west outlaws?

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