Write Over the Hump: Overheard Snippets

Phrases we overhear can be fantastic starting points for stories and scenes, because we have to fill in the numerous blanks to make sense of what we’ve heard. Our creative imaginings go into overdrive. It’s a great idea to keep a small notebook with you to jot down those random words and phrases for later use. Try this one to start with.

Write Over the Hump

Write a story starting with this actual overheard snippet of conversation: “He said he’d do it for me if…” 10 minutes: start now!

What would he do? And did he do it?