Opening Scene Prompt

Here is my last opening scene prompt to wrap up January’s theme of beginnings. The instructions for it are the same as last week’s prompt. Write down your first impressions of this photo for characters, setting, and plot. Then use those impressions to write an opening scene for a story. Characters  Workers on their way… Continue Reading →

Opening Scene for a Story

This week’s photo prompt combines all the ones from the last three weeks. Instead of focusing either on characters, settings, or plot, write down your first impressions of this photo for all three. Then use those impressions to write an opening scene for a story. Characters Two girls, not older than ten Wearing summer clothes… Continue Reading →

Write a Mystery with Me, Part 2

Feel like exercising your imagination? Use the photo prompt and write a mystery with me, part 2. Last week, I posted a photo prompt and an opening to a story. Author M. Liz Boyle added the next section, which is reproduced below. Now I’m adding the next part of the story. Anyone can contribute. Just… Continue Reading →

Setting Story Starter

Welcome to 2022, and the new theme for my blog, beginnings. This month, I’ll focus on all sorts of beginnings related to writing. And my prompts will help you kickstart a story. The first one is a setting story starter. Without thinking too much, what are the first words that leap to mind? Here’s my… Continue Reading →

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