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Writing Prompt #7

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #7

Think about one of your neighbors. Anyone, better even, the most normal one that you can think of. Now picture a scenario in which you find out that he used to be a spy. It’s night time and you are alone in the upstairs bedroom. You hear someone walking through your house. Now you try to sneak out of your house without being heard and draw the attention of your neighbor for help. Write an action scene to describe this event.

(action)

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Writing Prompt #6

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #6

John and Adriana are about to get a divorce. They have 3 children, ages 7 through 15; the children don’t know about the divorce. It’s Saturday night and the family is gathered around the dinner table for supper. The parents are about to break the news to the kids. Write a scene showing the news and the reactions.

(conflict, dialogue)

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Writer’s Digest Conference 2012

The Writer’s Digest is an essential resource for all writers and the Writer’s Digest Conference is full of great opportunities from meeting agents, writers and publishers to workshops and pitch sessions. This year’s conference will be held on the West Coast. Here is the official pitch for the conference:

“For the first time ever, Writer’s Digest Conference brings its real-world publishing knowledge, writing inspiration and networking opportunities to a West Coast audience in 2012. Join us in Hollywood to find out how publishing and tech developments affect writers, how you can make your work and your pitch irresistible, and what you can do to get going, get discovered, and get published.”

To read more and sign-up go to: Writer’s Digest Conference West

Enjoy,

Iulian

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Writing Prompt #5

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #5

Sandra comes to visit her grandmother who is locked in a mental institution. Your scene starts with Sandra in front of the metal gates that lead to the mental institution’s front yard. Write a scene that follows Sandra from the gate all the way to her grandmother’s room. Describe the surroundings as she goes along. Use all senses and make the reader feel the weight of the place. Avoid dialogue here, but feel free to use inner thoughts.

(description)

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Writing Prompt #3

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #3

John is a war veteran. He is returning from the Gulf war a few days early to surprise Kelly, his fiancee. When he gets home he finds her in bed with a co-worker. Write a scene to describe the reactions; write from John’s point of view.

(conflict, dialogue)

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Writing Prompt #2

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #2

There’s a fruit bowl on a table and one orange is about to roll over the edge. Write a scene from the point of view of an apple watching the orange roll off the bowl and off the edge of the table. Try to create drama through the apple’s inner thoughts.

(inner thought, character development)

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Writing Prompt #1

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #1

You are a 17 year old living with your mother. Your father left years ago and your relationship with your mother has been deteriorating ever since, because you blame her for their break-up. You want to go to a party, but your mother insists you stay home to help with some chores. Write a full scene of a heated argument between you and your mother.

(dialogue, character development)

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My New Fiction Writing Blog

Here we go, the first post. Oh, I love it! The first post always gives me chills. What do I say? Should I say something so crazy that would get people comin back here every day, or should I realize that this very first post will be burried so far in the back that no one will care for it?

Truthfully, I don’t know… So, I will just write what comes to me right now and deal with it later.

If you haven’t checked the about page, please do it now so you can get some ideas about who I am and what I intend to do with this blog.

In a nutshell, I want this to become a one-stop-(free)shop for writers, providing essential resources and information that would help them improve their writing.

So, you ask yourself, why should you listen to me? Well, that’s for you to decide, but here are my thoughts: I have the passion and I have the drive to work hard and improve myself as a writer. In this process, I will discover and evaluate a multitude of resources–books, websites, software and so on. I will pass those to you together with my personal opinion about them and how they helped me. In addition, as my abilities and techniques get better I will share some of the challenges and how I managed to overcome them.

If you are a writer and would like to do guest posts, please let me know and I will definitely consider it.

Now, let’s all learn and improve!

Sincerely,

Iulian

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