Friday, August 30, 2013

“Any writer worth his salt writes to please himself...It's a self-exploratory operation that is endless. An exorcism of not necessarily his demon, but of his divine discontent.”
-Harper Lee

Where is your discontentment today?

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Help your character get a message across without actually saying what he needs to say. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Describe the contract he/she was asked to sign. 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Write about something impossible--a character who is incapable of doing what he/she most wants to do.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Write about the one who came home.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Write a character introduction for yourself.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Write about the most mundane activity you have to do today. Make it interesting. 

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Write a love song that approaches love from an unusual angle.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Use each of the following in your story:

A train
Ice cream
Playing cards

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

What is the biggest catastrophe you can create for your character right now? Create it.