Friday, November 30, 2012

"He said it was my fault."

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Use the following in a story: A paper clip A phone call A blanket Water

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

What's on the other side of the door?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

What's in the envelope?

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Write about the typo that changes everything.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

What goes wrong when your character shows up just a few minutes early?

Friday, November 23, 2012

Introduce a holiday character to a different holiday. What does Cupid dress up as for Halloween? What does Santa do when he's alone on Valentine's Day? Does the Easter Bunny feel sentimental about Independence Day?

Thursday, November 22, 2012

What are you grateful for? What are your characters grateful for?

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Write about a seemingly unmendable rift between two people.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

What unexpected thing ends up in the bag when your character goes grocery shopping?

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Make a list of adjectives that describe sound. Now pick one of those adjectives and write about something that makes that kind of sound.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Put your character behind the wheel. Where will he end up driving?
What's the craziest thing you have ever done or would ever do with a stranger?

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

What is your character's biggest weakness? Exploit it.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Leave a message with a character and let it be forgotten or distorted before it's relayed to the character it was meant for.

Monday, November 12, 2012

What's in the envelope?

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Let your protagonist doing something spiteful or your antagonist do something kindhearted.

Friday, November 9, 2012

What happens when your character fails to recognize someone he should have recognized?

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Create a charcter who resembles an animal both in appearance and mannerisms: someone as sly as a fox with bushy red hair to match, as wise an owl with a beaky little nose, etc.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Come up with a difference of opinion that could drive a permanent wedge between two people.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Write twenty-six sentences that form a rational paragraph or story. Begin the first sentence with the letter 'a' and each subsequent sentence with the next letter in the alphabet.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Add an animal into the mix--a new pet, a stray that won't go away, a predator that goes hunting, etc.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Write a chance encounter between two strangers whose relationship will either be very positive or very destructive for one of them.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Write about the employee who's asked to stay late one Friday night.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Write about the scheme that just might be crazy enough to work.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

What's on the other side (of the ocean, the fence, the wall, the breakdown, the glass, the breakthrough, etc.)?