How would you write the opening lines for a plot for a romance involving rain boots left out in a storm?
In August, I will focus on plot in our writing. And my prompts will borrow from an activity we did at an ACFW chapter meeting. We each brought a food for lunch. The writing exercise after lunch was to work a randomly selected food and genre into a story. I had to write a thriller… Continue Reading →
What’s the plot for this scene? What drama can you add to two people out on a trail ride? Below is my inspiration. The top arc of the sun just clears the horizon as we trot down the deserted country lane. A woodpecker drums on the snag of a dead ash. Dad hasn’t said a… Continue Reading →
These prompts for NaNoWriMo will spark your inspiration if you are stuck developing plot points. Let the setting suggest plots twists. My stories are set in rural Ohio where cell reception can run from good to nonexistent. That fact can lead to all sorts of trouble for my characters. Let characters’ personalities suggest plot twists…. Continue Reading →
What’s the plot for this scifi scene? There’s so much going on. Here’s my inspiration. “No, no, no!” shouted Commander Zaeron. “We’ve entered the atmosphere, Cadet!” He shoved Cadet Plsae out of the pilot’s seat. With the cadet screaming as the land rushed toward them on the main view screen, Commander Zaeron slapped at touch… Continue Reading →