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Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts

Stuck trying to write? Here are some ideas. I tried to include as many genres as possible, and tried to range from emotional plots to action plots. If you use one, you should totally let me know, especially if you post it somewhere! A heist goes wrong because of bees. A love triangle between two people and a very specific sandwich. Who will win the pie-eating contest? Is it the super tiny girl? The sumo-wrestler? Only time will tell. The…

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The “Micronovel”

The “Micronovel”

My first fiction assignment of the semester came from my least favorite professor, so this might have colored my initial impression of the so-called “micronovel.” A micronovel, he said, should be a short story comprised of several scenes short enough to text someone (although, I think he was flying fast and loose with ‘short enough to text,’ because we were not limited to 140 characters). As he says for all of his assignments, it shouldn’t be too symbolic or melodramatic,┬ábut…

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