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Writing Prompt #41

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #41

Little Andrew wakes up in the morning only to find both his parents frozen like statues. He goes outside and finds out that the entire neighborhood is frozen as well. All people have been turned to stone. Suddenly his dog Ruffles starts to talk. Write a scene that shows how the boy discovers the issue and talks to the dog trying to make sense of what has happened. Make the child about 7 years old and write from his POV. Really make us feel his fear and surprise.

(dialogue, internal monologue, voice, POV)

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Writing Prompt #40

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #40

An angel has been sent to Earth to seek a pure soul. The angel found Adeline, an 8-year old girl who lives with her abusive father and her old grandmother. Write a scene in which the angel shows itself to the little girl and talks to her. Write from the perspective of the girl, and keep the language age-appropriate; let us get the age and maturity of the girl from the inner thoughts and monologue. Let the girl describe her hard life to the angel and make us feel her pain.

(dialogue, internal monologue, drama)

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Writing Prompt #39

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #39

There’s a meeting of the faeries in the Enchanted Glade. The trolls are coming and will take over their land. The fae mother speaks to the others. Adeline, a young fae, wants to fight the trolls and defies the fae mother. Write a scene in which the fae tries to convince the young one that fighting is not the right way. Write from the POV of Adeline. Let us feel the fire inside her as she fights with the fae mother.

(action, dialogue, internal monologue)

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Writing Prompt #38

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #38

We are in a book library, after dark. The characters popped out of the books and are interacting with each other. Don Quijote meets Captain Hook in the Self Help area. The start to argue. Gandalf comes along and convinces them to stop fighting. Together they start reading from one of Tony Robbins’ self-help books. Write a scene and make us laugh.

(action, dialogue, comedy)

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Writing Prompt #37

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #37

Prince Charming is at the entrance of a cave, waiting for Golem, the troll to come out. The troll comes out, swinging his hammer, ready to fight. Write a fight scene between the prince and the troll. Start by describing the troll coming out of the cave. Make the description evocative and scary, let us feel what the prince is feeling. Then the troll attacks. Describe the fight and it’s up to you who wins and how. The scene should be very fast, so don’t let the description clog the action.

(action, description)

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Writing Prompt #36

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #36

The court jester has gone mad. In the underground caves of the castle, he plots, talking to ghosts and imaginary allies. He wants to kill the king and conquer the queen’s heart. Write a scene in third person describing the inner struggle. Use first person dialogue and alternate between dialogue and internal monologue. Give your character a strong, unique voice. Have him look crazier as the scene goes on, and let the reader understand his escalating madness through his speech and thoughts. Interject some imaginary characters that only the mad jester can see.

(drama, dialogue, internal monologue)

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Writing Prompt #35

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Fantasy Writing Prompt #35

You are a young wizard apprentice and today, when you walked with your master, you got attached by a pack of Soldiers of the Underground, mounted on griffins. The wizard tries to push them away with magic, but he fails and is crushed. The pack of soldiers now come after you. You pull all your knowledge and try to defeat them with a spell. Write a scene for about two pages that describes the events from the moment the wizards meet the evil army, until the wizard apprentice manages to chase them away.

(action, drama)

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Writing Prompt #34

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Creative Writing Prompt #34

You are a trapeze artist at a traveling circus and you are in love with Diane, the tiger tamer. However, Diane doesn’t reciprocate. You decide to take your life in an ultimate act by letting go of the trapeze during one of the live shows. Write a scene that goes into the mind of the character from the moment he is still down in the ring, following him up through his demise. Describe the internal struggle through internal monologue.

(inner thought, action)

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Writing Prompt #33

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Creative Writing Prompt #33

David is getting on his train to work. He’s tired and would rather be back in bed. Once he sits on his seat he notices a beautiful woman. He starts to feel better by picturing how his life would be if she were his girlfriend. Write a scene in which you describe the whole process from the train pulling into the station up to the destination. Use inner thoughts to show David’s imagination. End the scene with David introducing himself to the woman in an interesting way.

(inner thought, description, dialogue)

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Writing Prompt #32

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Creative Writing Prompt #32

You are the President of the United States, flying Airforce 1. You are informed that a terrorist organization managed to deploy a bomb on the plane and you get a message that requests the release of ten dangerous terrorists. Write a scene in which you describe the passing of the news to the President, and the discussion that follows. Raise tension, write from the point of view of the President, either first or third person.

(action, dialogue, drama)

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