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Jun 5 '12


Write from the perspective of a character under the influence of alcohol.  Do they feel tipsy, angry, extremely happy? Do they make any rash decisions they normally wouldn’t? Where are they and who do they interact with? 

Write from the perspective of a character under the influence of alcohol.  Do they feel tipsy, angry, extremely happy? Do they make any rash decisions they normally wouldn’t? Where are they and who do they interact with? 

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May 5 '12

Write about having a special talent. What is it? Is it normal or peculiar? Does it draw attention? Perhaps the person uses it to their advantage. Maybe they get arrested, but because of their extreme lock-picking skill, they escape. Try to think of an imaginative plot!

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Piano

Write about having a special talent. What is it? Is it normal or peculiar? Does it draw attention? Perhaps the person uses it to their advantage. Maybe they get arrested, but because of their extreme lock-picking skill, they escape. Try to think of an imaginative plot!

Read scribblers’ works inspired by this prompt:

Piano

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May 2 '12

Write about a party that nobody shows up to. What are their excuses? How does the host feel? Do they sulk around or get up to do something better? Maybe they are angry and seek revenge. Perhaps they cry to their cat. Be creative.

Write about a party that nobody shows up to. What are their excuses? How does the host feel? Do they sulk around or get up to do something better? Maybe they are angry and seek revenge. Perhaps they cry to their cat. Be creative.

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May 1 '12

Write about the perfect male or female character, and then give them a horrible personality. Try to describe them as being outwardly beautiful and inwardly horrendous. What bad character traits do they have? Do they push children off swings or key cars? Something worse?

Write about the perfect male or female character, and then give them a horrible personality. Try to describe them as being outwardly beautiful and inwardly horrendous. What bad character traits do they have? Do they push children off swings or key cars? Something worse?

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Apr 30 '12

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Apr 29 '12

Using any of the word sets provided here, write sentences about or from the perspective of a character. The sentences should revolve around the words in the set. For example, if one word is ‘summer’ and your character is a snowman, write a sentence about it melting. 

Using any of the word sets provided here, write sentences about or from the perspective of a character. The sentences should revolve around the words in the set. For example, if one word is ‘summer’ and your character is a snowman, write a sentence about it melting. 

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Apr 28 '12

Write about someone stuck at an airport. Why are they there? Is their plane delayed? Are they kept in due to weather? What does the protagonist do for fun? Read gossip magazines? Do they wreak some havoc and ride the luggage carousels? 

Read scribblers’ work inspired by this prompt:
World Meeting
Two Hour Layover

Write about someone stuck at an airport. Why are they there? Is their plane delayed? Are they kept in due to weather? What does the protagonist do for fun? Read gossip magazines? Do they wreak some havoc and ride the luggage carousels? 

Read scribblers’ work inspired by this prompt:

World Meeting

Two Hour Layover


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Apr 26 '12

Write about a world where cartoons and humans coexist. Ignore the logical difficulties, and just be silly. What previously known characters do we interact with? Do they have any special abilities? For example, cartoon Spiderman can shoot webs. How do humans react to the talking animal cartoons? 

Write about a world where cartoons and humans coexist. Ignore the logical difficulties, and just be silly. What previously known characters do we interact with? Do they have any special abilities? For example, cartoon Spiderman can shoot webs. How do humans react to the talking animal cartoons? 

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Apr 25 '12

Write about a café. What are the employees like? Who dines there? Describe the atmosphere. Is the place cluttered and crowded, or empty and slow? How does it change from day to night? What conflicts arise? Does the place catch on fire? Make it interesting.

Write about a café. What are the employees like? Who dines there? Describe the atmosphere. Is the place cluttered and crowded, or empty and slow? How does it change from day to night? What conflicts arise? Does the place catch on fire? Make it interesting.

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Apr 24 '12

Write about the universe. Try to capture it as a whole: all of the galaxies, planets, stars, and moons. Feel free to make up things. Describe colors and lifeforms. What is in the vast unknown?

Write about the universe. Try to capture it as a whole: all of the galaxies, planets, stars, and moons. Feel free to make up things. Describe colors and lifeforms. What is in the vast unknown?

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Apr 11 '12

Write about a trip to the movies. Describe the area using the fives senses: what does the place look like, what noises come from the crowd, how does the popcorn taste, are the seats comfortable, and what does the room smell of? Try to think of potential conflicts that could occur to someone before, during, or after the movie.

Write about a trip to the movies. Describe the area using the fives senses: what does the place look like, what noises come from the crowd, how does the popcorn taste, are the seats comfortable, and what does the room smell of? Try to think of potential conflicts that could occur to someone before, during, or after the movie.

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