writing prompts

Apr 17

writingprompts:

567
disappearances

update on 4.17.2014: Tom Woodward spent some time looking into these numbers … 

writingprompts:

567

disappearances

update on 4.17.2014: Tom Woodward spent some time looking into these numbers … 

Apr 15

#803
"I knew terrible things."

#803

"I knew terrible things."

Mar 08

#802
"manipulation is at the core of our social interaction"

#802

"manipulation is at the core of our social interaction"

Mar 05

[video]

Mar 01

[video]

Feb 28

#801
back in time from a future dystopia

#801

back in time from a future dystopia

Feb 23

The Periodic Table of Storytelling

I think an excellent and challenging exercise for narrative writing would be to select at random a handful of elements from The Periodic Table of Storytelling* by James Harris. It’s wonderful:

[make sure to click through for the full version]

*fair warning to teachers: unfortunately, some of this is probably not quite safe for the classroom.

Feb 18

[video]

[video]

Feb 14

#800
"a person in a place with a problem" – Cory Doctorow, from this gold mine of fiction writing advice, via my source for almost everything that is quality on the internet

#800

"a person in a place with a problem" – Cory Doctorow, from this gold mine of fiction writing advice, via my source for almost everything that is quality on the internet