#806

"empathy is first of all an act of imagination"

#804

micromort tracker?

[original idea in this tweet]

*if anyone makes a micromort app and becomes insanely rich off of it, please reward me for the idea by paying me a livable wage to sit around and make writing prompts all day… or for just over $10,000 you could buy my entire Amazon wish list for me.*

writingprompts:

449

This was today’s prompt in class. Students definitely got into it.

#803

"I knew terrible things."

#802

"manipulation is at the core of our social interaction"

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.

I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few (well, a few more) of those. I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few (well, a few more) of those. I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few (well, a few more) of those. I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few (well, a few more) of those.
I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few of those. I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few of those. I made a set of 60 writing prompts about The Great Gatsby. These are a few of those.

“What is it that you are absolutely sure you will never forget about being this age, and why have adults forgotten it?” – Amanda Mae Meyncke, who said this about the prompt: “Remembering what it’s like to be a kid is insanely profitable. I tell high-schoolers and college kids to write everything down because you think you’ll remember, but you won’t.”

[This is a remake of an older prompt.]

writingprompts:

#706

Convince me that the universe wants to be noticed

Now that the TFIOS trailer is out, it’s probably time that I start making more TFIOS related prompts.

#796

intrepid explorer + bizarre sea life