Thursday May 10, 2007
Take 15 – 20 minutes to complete one of these exercises.
1. Close your eyes and focus on the first image that comes into your mind. Jot down a list of words describing that image. Use that list as inspiration for a free write.
2. Write down a favorite quote. Circle it. Then compose a list of words describing how the quote makes you feel. Write a short free write whose central theme or character employs those emotions in some way.
3. "'Maybe this time it will work,' I thought even as I felt myself succumbing.. " Let this sentence serve as a jumping off point for your writing.