Write a story about an empty room.
Create your own carnival. Take your reader for a tour.
Write about how the barn was built and why.
Write a story about the key. Where did it come from? What does it unlock?
Write about a zero gravity experience -- in space or on earth or somewhere else entirely.
Write about the a day-in-the-life from the perspective of one of these cows.
Write about a bike ride. Where does it take you/your character? What do you see? What do you smell/hear/taste/feel?
Folklore is a fascinating subject, twisting itself to fit the cultural mold of the time it’s in. From comics to holidays, folklore has served as the origin of our greatest stories. As each culture adds to the original legend, the myths become more robust with each passing century. Vampires, for example, have evolved many times … Continue reading Horror & Mythology
Earlier this year, I had a moment of writing illumination as I read a science fiction novel. A character in this novel had taken a trip and was about to return by hovercar to the human settlement on his planet. As a reader, I was subconsciously prepared for a description of the journey back. I … Continue reading Your Character’s Journey – Home from the Dentist