Your Life a Book

Imagine your life is now a book.  In 100 words, write the blurb for it, what people will read on the back cover.

Weather Writing

Check the day’s forecast first thing in the morning.  When you get to your desk, write a page explaining why this is the perfect weather for writing (even it it isn’t).

Last sentence – new story

Select a book from a random shelf in your home library.  Copy down the last sentence, and use this line to begin a short story.

Your Life as a Movie

Write about a movie or TV program that most parallels your life.  Why?

Write a poem

Find a short article in a newspaper or magazine.  Write a poem based on its subject.

Weather Writing

Check the day’s forecast first thing in the morning.  When you get to your desk, write a page explaining why this is the perfect weather for writing (even it it isn’t).

Get Rich Quick

Cook-up your own version of a “get-rich-quick” scheme.

Chilly Veins

Freewrite for about 3 minutes on this cliche:  “ice water in her veins.”

Why Write

Make a list of reasons why you want to write.  It’s OK to be as silly or melodramatic as you want.

Grab Your Audience

The first two sentences of your novel, essay, article should grab your audience.  Share yours with us.  Thanks  -eb-

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