Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Uncover and manifest your character's biggest fear.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Write a secret conversation that would only take place between two very close friends.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Write about someone who wakes up where he/she doesn't belong.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

"I wish I would have told him the truth about..."

Friday, October 26, 2012

Confront a character with a mistake he/she made years ago.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Make up a new word, a definition for it, and then build a story around it.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Write a paragraph in which every sentence is longer than the last. See how many sentences you can write.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Look out the nearest window and describe the scene you see there.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Write about communication that takes place between two characters without speaking any words.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Write about the one who can't get enough of it.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Write about the one who thinks he's going to get away with it.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Write about nails on the chalkboard, the bomber overhead, cardboard rubbing against cardboard, police sirens, or any other noise that gets everyone's attention.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Save the princess.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Work the following into a story:
A bottle
A subway token or bus pass
A cell phone conversation

Monday, October 15, 2012

Write about the puppet from the perspective of the puppet master or vice versa.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Write about someone who is not as strong (wealthy, smart, good looking, etc.) as he thinks he is.

Saturday, October 13, 2012


Write about everything that goes wrong at the performance (piano recital, opening night, ballet, concert, etc.) for an audience member or a performer.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Write about someone who is elected or promoted to fill a position he/she doesn't want.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Write about the neighbors.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Visit http://www.fakenamegenerator.com/ and create a new character from the name the site generates.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

"If you don't tell him the truth, I'll..."

Monday, October 8, 2012

Work the following three items into a story:
A power outlet
A photograph
A gerbil

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Write a short whodunit and include at least one red herring.
Write about an inappropriate flirtation.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Write about the legal decision that changes everything.
Write about someone who makes an important purchase.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Let one of your characters forget something that seemed insignificant, but turned out to be important.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Write about a traumatic childhood experience--yours, someone else's, or a fictional character's.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Write about the first day at a new job.