Category Archives: Writing Exercises and Prompts

Writing Prompts

My writing has been getting bland, so it’s time to try some writing prompts! Source: languageisavirus.com 1. Describe ways in which your character does or doesn’t show morality. Evelyn is faced with several moral dilemmas throughout the book: When she is … Continue reading

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Magnetic Poetry 2: Your Melody

You can buy these poetry kits at magneticpoetry.com or Amazon. Also, I just discovered their online magnetic poetry page: http://magneticpoetry.com/pages/play-online . You can make your own poems and send them to people.

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Magnetic Poetry!

I got this kit for Christmas. Basically, it comes with over 900 words. All of them are about music. These are my recent creations. I’ll definitely post more. I think these are great warm-ups. -Heather

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Stream-of-Consciousness: Research (& My Attempt at it)

Stream of Consciousness: My Insights and Research What is stream-of-consciousness? “an internal narrative that tries to mimic real-life thought patterns” (Helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com).  “a method of narration that describes in words the flow of thoughts in the minds of the characters” (literarydevices.com) My … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts: Switching Lives, Motivating a Plant, Cups, and an Insane Adventure

I decided to try some more writing prompts. Here is the master list (there are 180 prompts) by @.writingprompts on Tumblr: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/32343377489/the-180-prompts-i-actually-use Here are my responses (note that these numbers do not match up with the order in the link above. I … Continue reading

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Character Profile

Name: Evelyn Age: 17 Height: 5’5 Eye color: Blue Physical appearance: Shoulder length curly brown hair, slightly overweight Strange or unique physical attributes: Blushes easily, has full lips, right arm is slightly longer than her left arm Favorite clothing style/outfit: … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts: Language is a Virus

http://www.languageisavirus.com/ I found this website a few months ago, and I used it today to boost my creativity and to warm-up. Language is a Virus contains writing prompts, games, and more creative writing tools. The prompts are chosen at random. … Continue reading

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