Writing by Kyle Freelander
Quotes, prompts, inspiration, and more to help writers get back to writing. As always, let me know what you think! If you’re brave enough to post your writing in regards to a prompt, let me know –I would love to check it out! ❤ Kyle
“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it, and above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.” -Joseph Pulitzer
“Start early and work hard. A writer’s apprenticeship usually involves writing a million words (which are then discarded) before he’s almost ready to begin. That takes a while.” -David Eddings
“Beginning writers must appreciate the prerequisites if they hope to become writers. You pay your dues —which takes years.” -Alex Haley
Go on a date with your character (friend date or romantic date). Where would you go? What would happen? (Pro tip: stay away from 50 Shades of Grey for this prompt!)
Pull a name from a sign (relator signs anyone?!) and write that person’s back story. Bonus points if you pick a sign with two names (back to the relator sign since a lot of realtors have partners) and write their joint back story —are they married? Just work partners? Tell us their story.
Your character’s worst nightmare is happening.
You’re nude in town…why?
Turn your handwriting into a font: http://www.yourfonts.com/
25 Ways to Fight Your Story’s Mushy Middle: terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/06/05/25-ways-to-fight-your-storys-mushy-middle
You’re likely not a dummy when it comes to writing, but here is a Creative Writing for Dummies Cheat Sheet: www.dummies.com/how-to/content/creative-writing-for-
…more, more, more!
Looking for more prompts and inspiration? Check out previous Writer Wednesdays! https://kylefreelander.wordpress.com/category/writer-wednesday/
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