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Writing Prompts

*waves hello to all the writers out there* willgirl and I have been posting writing prompts/exercises at The Anti-Boneyard. Below the cut are some prompts I posted recently.

1. Describe a time when a character was given a responsibility he or she was not ready for.

2. "If you judge people, you have no time to love them." ~ Mother Teresa

3. "Take a scene from your fiction...that you've been having some trouble with. Try writing it in a very different way. Change the point of view, or, if you have been writing it very close up and intimately, try writing with more distance, as if it's being seen from a great distance-- perhaps with the perspective of twenty years having passed."

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4. "A character...enters a crowded room. Write it twice, once with a fairly objective description of what is there, then again with the person under some kind of stress– confused by the voices, trying to find an important person in the room..."

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If you'd like to share some exercises or prompts of your own, feel free to comment on this post. Or if you write something in response to any of these exercises and want to share it, comment or send me a link. However, you're not obligated to share. In other words, do whatever you want with these. I just hope they prove useful for someone. If you'd like to see the previous exercises I've posted, just click on the tag below. Happy writing!
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