Write about the a day-in-the-life from the perspective of one of these cows.
"You don’t want to look like your heroes - you want to see like your heroes." -Austin Kleon Read. Extensively. Broadly. Deeply. That’s the first piece of advice given to writers. It’s tied with that other great piece of writing advice: write. But why do writers need to read? Usually this advice is dispensed in … Continue reading See Like Your Heroes
Write about your most embarrassing moment. Is it still embarrassing or has your perspective changed? Describe the feeling of being embarrassed. Use vivid, active language. Describe before and after the moment as well as the experience of the embarrassing ordeal itself. Is your character easily embarrassed? Hardly ever? What might they point to as their … Continue reading Writing Prompt: Embarrassment
Writing exercises can be just what we need to break through an idea drought, unlock a new perspective, and challenge you to continue developing your writing skills. They can also be a good way to give some structure to a writing habit on a day when you're just not feeling the motivation. Each Wednesday the … Continue reading Writing Prompt: Beginnings