The one word writing prompt of the day is MAYHEM. Here is a sample of what I’ve written using this word. Have Fun and Happy Writing!
There were people everywhere. I could smell rubber burning from a car that someone had set on fire. The fire was the only source of light in the blackness and looters gathered around it like moths to a flame. I crouched behind some thick hedges and watched as they shattered store fronts with baseball bats and bricks. I went numb as they carried out televisions, computers, and car stereo systems and shoved them into their cars. The city was crumbling around me. There was no justice, only mayhem.
Use the photo below as a writing prompt for today’s exercise. Feel free to post your work in the comments section. Have fun and Happy Writing!
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Today we will be reusing, rewriting or recycling this classic fairy tale. Think of the possibilities! What if Little Red was the one who tried to lure the wolf and eat it? What if she was actually her Grandmother’s killer? Let your imagination run wild on this one and don’t be afraid to explore the darkness! Have fun and as always, Happy Writing!
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Write a short story based on the image above. Be sure to answer the following questions:
- Where are the wolves?
- How did they get there?
- What are they looking at?
- Describe the setting
- Describe each wolf and their unique personality
- Write from their point of view
Photos: Alex Markovich. Camera: SONY SLT-A55V. April 23, 2016. Dear poets, writers, artists and all creative people! Feel free to use any pictures on your social networks, sites, blogs, etc. If you need a larger image to be published offline, please let me know and I will send you the original file. I appreciate if you share […]
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