W.P. # 144 You are stranded in another city. Find your way home.
W.P. # 61 Imagine you are in a spaceship.
W.P. # 48 One Tuesday night.
Give yourself a pat on the back. (Yes, really. You did it!) We’ve made it through January together. Thanks for being here, and contributing. Each and every one of you. I appreciate all the hard work. Dedication. Persistence. And perseverance.
So as a nod to your writer self, today we will be writing about our workspace. The one place where we can sit down and as Nike put it, Just Do it! (Write.) So from wherever you are right now, grab a pen and paper and just write!
Before there were touch screens on cell phones, or ipads, or all the other electronic gadgets we carry around today, there was something else more primordial and innate.
The sense of touch. Need to connect.
Now, go forth and create. (W.P.# 24 Remember a touch.)
Write about a smell.
At some point in time or another, each of us may have had the opportunity to rent a room somewhere. Say we traveled abroad and our flight had a layover. Or we went to visit relatives for the holidays.
Writing Prompt # 21: Write about a hotel room.
Most women walk around with huge bags that seem to hold the world. Pretend that you’re someone else, open someone’s bag and see what you discover.
Describe the contents of someone’s purse or wallet.
Or (if you’re a woman) consider going through a guy’s wallet. What is it that he holds dear? Is it something that would be easy to discover?
If you like in the Caribbean, or Brazil, or New Orleans, then your initial take on Carnivals might be something like this:
And well believe me if you idea of fun is dancing in the streets, talking to friends and enjoying music, then I’m sure you in for a lot of fun and excitement.
If however, you don’t mind curling up with a good book, or movie or whatever else is handy then you wouldn’t mind going to something like this:
What can I say? I was really into Ray Bradbury’s books as a kid, not to mention Mister Stephen King. Anyhow, your task if you choose to accept it, is to write about
Carnivals, whichever one holds your fancy. Do your best. Or worst.
Look outside, write what you see.
Remember a taste.
There is a delicate balance to life between what we see and what we know… change can happen in the slightest of instances, as the most inopportune times… Consider the following prompt with this in mind.
Writing Prompt: It was morning and he was about to walk out the door…
We are shaped by our experiences and what better way to write than to relive some of our experiences. Good or bad, they will always be a part of us.
Prompt 6 : Write about loss.