Prompt # 9
Describe what you think society will be like in 500 years.
Prompt # 8
How would you characterize the moments of your days?
Prompt # 7
Is there a decision you made five years ago that you would make differently today and why?
Prompt # 6
You open your eyes and you are in an unfamiliar universe. Describe the landscape.
Prompt # 5
How is my greatest fault my greatest strength?
Prompt # 4
Describe an alien world, perhaps a different planetary world, a world in another dimension, or simply a fantasy world out of your own imagination. What does the landscape look like? What are the laws of nature in that world? End with a metaphor or simile drawn from that world.
Prompt # 3
Imagine you’re writing a children’s book and create a character sketch for your protagonist. Explain the character, nature, and other details of your protagonist.
Prompt # 2
Some Intuit elders state that the earth’s orbit has tilted to the north, based on their observations that their sky has changed. Imagine how the earth may have changed/or not in one hundred years if the earth continues to tilt more to the north.
Prompt # 1
Spring is often represented by baby chicks, cute lambs, flower blossoms, or butterflies, representing new birth. Inherent in these symbols, however, is the notion not only of new birth but also of transformation.
What transformation is underway in your life at this time? Describe the change(s) that you see occurring now.
Beginning in April, I’ll post writing prompts for those of you who feel like writing for ten minutes a few times a week.
Simply read the prompt and start to write. No brainstorming involved. This exercise is meant to help you watch your thoughts unfold in a spontaneous and natural manner. Editing requires a different “hat” and, for now, should be put aside.