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Weekly Writing Prompts vol. 19; September 7th – September 13th 2015

1) A post office is the scene of great turmoil when someone shows up who used to work there. Write it.

2) Unless a great sacrifice is made, a character will end up sleeping in a gutter in 7 days time. Write the short story.

3) There is said to be a colony of superheroes who have secluded themselves from society because they can’t save everyone. What is the event that draws them out of hiding? Write a short film about it.

4) Dinner. What should Janie have for dinner and why?

5) Two friends speak only in insults but manage to get along just fine. Write a scene of their dialogue.

6) A character wonders, “Which world is real? The one I live on the ground or the one I live in the clouds?” Answer the question for them.

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Weekly Writing Prompts vol.18; June 8th – June 14th 2015

1) Given that some things are given, what are things that are not? Why?

2) A character has a special ability that only manifests when he/she is asleep. Write his/her story.

3) Politics can divide but also unite. Write a conversation between characters where it does both.

4) A character survives solely on condiments. How? Why?

5) In the world of espionage, olives are the great equalizer. Write a scene where this might actually be true.

6) A character has always asked for advice for the simple reason of doing the exact opposite of what has been advised. Write his/her character background.

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Weekly Writing Prompts vol. 17; March 30th – April 5th 2015

1) Given that some things are given, what are things that are not? Why?

2) A character has a special ability that only manifests when he or she is asleep. Write his or her story.

3) Politics can divide but also unite. Write a conversation between characters where it does both.

4) A character survives solely on condiments. How? Why?

5) In the world of espionage, olives are the great equalizer. Write a scene where this might actually be true.

6) A character has always asked for advice for the simple reason of doing the exact opposite of what has been advised. Write this character’s background.

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