Posts tagged fiction
Use this line of dialogue in your story.
"I don’t want to fail just because other people have terrible taste."
Start your story with this sentence:
Every morning I wake up in the armpit of this alien world.
All of this stuff. Use it in your story.
Person: a psychic pizza-delivery woman
Problem: There’s a funeral, but the casket is empty.
Use all of these brilliant words in your wondrous story:
jigger, lampoon, cavalcade, amalgamate, tableau, phosphorescence, paraphernalia
Write a story with these three things in it.
a slightly incompetent jazz band, a locket, a gross of plastic dinosaurs
Write about someone who’s just tired of everything and finds a positive way to deal with it.
Write a murder mystery that takes place on a moving train.
Use all of these things in your story. Your story that you should have already started writing:
a snarky introvert, the basement of a pizza place, a mysterious piece of metal
Use this lovely photo as inspiration for your story.
Use this line of dialogue somewhere in your story, even if you don’t want to:
"I’m just doing what the fortune cookie said. Who am I to stand in the way of fate?"
Broaden your linguistic horizons and use these seven words in your story:
insidious, blanch, narcotic, fealty, jamboree, ephemera, pussyfoot
Write a story. Use this title, whether it seems appropriate or not.
"Mixed Up with Princesses"
Jesus and a unicorn walk into a party. Jesus brought some deviled eggs for an appetizer. The unicorn is bored. Write about what happens next.
Genre: road trip
Person: a vocal coach who is recovering from mild amnesia
Problem: A female serial killer has escaped from prison.
Three amazing nouns. Use them all in your story.
a community college librarian, a beauty pageant, a bar cart with a magical chalice on it