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Writing Prompt #21

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Creative Writing Prompt #21

Damien Haas surprised his fiancee with a cruise. They embark on the cruise only to discover that his ex-wife, Elaine, is also on board with her new husband. Damien hates her because she divorced him and left with most of his stuff. Elaine’s new husband is an abusive man and Elaine finds herself falling again for her ex. All four try to keep the appearances and behave civilized. Write a scene in which the 2 couples have dinner together, trying to pretend that they can be friends. However, the atmosphere is tense and people are passive aggressive. Write this scene and make us feel that tension. Use a maximum of 2 viewpoints, but limit the inner thoughts to a minimum. Use dialogue and body language to show us the situation.

(point of view, dialogue, voice)

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Writing Prompt #20

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Creative Writing Prompt #20

The circus is in town. It’s night time, everyone is supposed to be asleep, but the animals are up plotting a takeover. The lion is leading the talks. Create a strong dialogue between at least 5 different characters. Try to create a unique voice for each character. Use very little description and explanation. Let the scene develop through dialogue and body language.

(point of view, dialogue, voice)

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Writing Prompt #19

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Creative Writing Prompt #19

You are a reformed vampire, trying to live your life among humans. You work as a pizza delivery boy and one night you get called to a party. Six couples are playing charades and you drop by with your delivery. Write a scene in which you describes your inner struggle not to feed on the customers. Make the reader feel that struggle by using all senses. Write in present tense, first person.

(point of view, inner thoughts, description)

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Writing Prompt #16

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Creative Writing Prompt #16

You just bought a new house somewhere in the US, away from your family. You moved in on Saturday and Sunday you sit down to write a letter to your parents describing the house. Write the letter in first person, describe the entire house in detail and add a humor hint as you do. Keep the letter casual and familial.

(description)

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Writing Prompt #15

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Creative Writing Prompt #15

You are a guest at a wedding. The moment of truth comes, the priest is asking if anyone has anything against the wedding of the bride and groom. You take your hand out of your girlfriend’s hand and get up. Write a scene containing the speech you give, trying to stop the wedding. Make us feel the emotions as the reactions from the guests, bride and groom affect you. Write in first or third person, but the viewpoint should be that of the wedding breaker.

(dialogue, emotion)

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Writing Prompt #14

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Creative Writing Prompt #14

Think police noire. You are the laid back detective and a red-head enters your office. She’s trying to convince you that her husband is out to kill her and wants to hire you to do surveillance and reveal his criminal plans. Write a scene of dialogue where she is trying to convince you to take the case. Give each character a very specific voice.

(dialogue, voice, character development)

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Writing Prompt #13

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Writing Prompt #13

Jane and John are roommates. They live in a two bedroom apartment in NY. Jane is in love with John but she never shared her feelings. John suspects Jane wants to kill him. Write two scenes set in the apartment, first from the point of view of Jane and one from the point of view of John. Let the reader feel each character’s feelings.

(dialogue, inner thought)

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Writing Prompt #12

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Writing Prompt #12

Jane took her 3 year old son to an outdoors carnival. It’s evening and they are walking among the attractions eating cotton candy. She gets distracted by a magician and let’s her son’s hand go for just a few minutes. When she turns around he’s gone. Describe her panic and attempts to find the son. Try to show a strong emotion through action and dialogue.

(dialogue, action)

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Writing Prompt #11

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Writing Prompt #11

A large asteroid is rushing towards Earth and will hit in exactly 7 days. The President announced that humankind cannot escape extinction after impact. John and Sandra are both 58 years old, leaving along in Los Angeles. Write a scene showing their dialogue after they find the news. Have them reminiscence about their past life, things they’ve done, things they’ve missed and have them plan a big bang exit, a final adventure, before the world ends.

(dialogue, inner thoughts, description)

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Writing Prompt #10

Fiction Fantasy Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt #10

Tomas is a Polish soldier captured by the German armies during World War II. He is moved into a camp. His right leg is shattered by a bullet and has 3 broken ribs. Describe the prisoner camp through his eyes. Try to use all the senses. Follow him from the entrance up to his bed.

(setting, description)

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