Photos are worth a thousand words, mainly because they make our minds race with images, connections, What If?s, How-did-this-happens, etc. A picture can hold an entire story in its one image. That’s why pictures are such a great way to … Continue reading
Here’s an imaginative situation for you to play with. Don’t overthink it; don’t worry if you don’t write this genre. Just set your timer for 10 minutes, begin writing, and see what happens. Situation: You purchase a new cleaning product … Continue reading
Here’s a photo that will definitely jump-start your thought process. What do you see in the image? What does it mean? How does something like this happen? Where is the story here? Set your timer for 10 minutes and let … Continue reading
Here’s an opening sentence that should help stretch your imagination. Set your timer for 10 minutes and begin writing! They never thought it would look like that.
Nature can be one of the best idea creators. Here’s a photo of the sky that I took one day: is it daytime or night time? Is that the sun or the moon? Where is the red coming from? Is … Continue reading
Another Wednesday, another prompt. Set your timer for 10 minutes and begin with the following: They gave him/her the wrong name and because of that…
Sometimes we see weird things along our way and wonder what was going on, how things got that way. Like the following photo of signs about road work. Why did these contradictory signs end up so close together? What does … Continue reading
Sometimes when we enter the “zone,” things pop up in our stories that we don’t quite know what to do with. They skew the story we’ve planned into uncharted territory. Being able to allow the story to unfold on its … Continue reading
Here’s an image to jump-start your imagination. What does it say to you? What story do you see in its depths? Set your timer for 10 minutes and write!
It’s been a while since I’ve posted Write Over the Hump (10 minute writing sessions), and with the quarantine keeping everyone at home, Wednesday isn’t really the same Hump Day it was in the past. However, Wednesday is still the … Continue reading