Writing by Kyle Freelander
Quotes, prompts, inspiration, and more to help writers get back to writing. As always, let me know what you think!
“Your work is to discover your work, and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” -Buddha
“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” -Bill Cosby
“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” -Jack London
[Today’s prompts from 642 Things to Write About By: the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, a really fun writing prompt book. It’s definitely worth checking out!]
Write about two characters who have known each other for a long time, and give one of them a secret.
A hopelessly messy person and an obsessively neat person become roommates.
Write the lyrics of a rap song. They must include a cop, a bad drug bust, and a dog.
Fix the plot of the worst movie you have ever seen.
Stephen King’s Top 20 rules for writers: www.openculture.com/2014/03/stephen-kings-top-20-rules-for-writers.html/
How to write a novel using the snowflake method: https://kylefreelander.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/how-to-write-a-novel-using-the-snowflake-method/
Fuzzmail: “Fuzzmail records the act of writing and lets you send it as an email. Dynamic changes, typos, pauses, and write-overs are captured and communicated…a more emotionally expressive alternative to email, so that an emailed love letter does not have to look the same as a business letter.” www.fuzzmail.org/about.html/
Looking for more prompts and inspiration? Check out previous Writer Wednesdays! https://kylefreelander.wordpress.com/category/writer-wednesday/