Posts Tagged ‘Writing prompts’

Friday Freewrite: Randomly Chosen

Friday Freewrite

Choose some favorite books (maybe 5 – 10). One by one, open them to a random page, close your eyes, drop your finger on a random sentence then write it down. Once you’ve collected your sentences, cut up all the words individually and mix them up. Now, write a story with only those words and see how many of them you’re able to use.

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Friday Freewrite: Commercial

Friday Freewrite

Think of an ordinary task that you do regularly, like doing the dishes, taking the garbage out, or walking the dog. Now write a commercial that advertises your expert services (tip: watch different ads on TV or the Internet for ideas).

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Friday Freewrite: Letter to Past You

Friday Freewrite

You can send a letter back in time to the you of a year ago. Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give to your younger self?

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Friday Freewrite: 360 Degree View

Friday Freewrite

Pencil and paper in hand, stand in the middle of your room and write down the name of the first object you see in front of you. Turn a bit to the left (or right!) and record the next object you see. Keep turning and jotting down the items till you come back to the place where you started.

Now write a poem (maybe title it, “A 360 Degree View of My Room”) and use the list of words you collected. You might use one word per line or group some words together. It’s up to you!

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Friday Freewrite: Rainy Day

Friday Freewrite

What would an alien from outer space (who just happens to be visiting your family) do on a rainy day?

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