Writing Prompt: Negative Space

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Photo credit: Tang Yau Hoong

Lately, I’ve been really inspired by negative space art, so of course, I tried to find a way to make it into a writing prompt.

Here we go!

1. Find one of your favorite articles and print it out.

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Questioning Your Character – Getting Up Close and Personal

q characterI’m updating my character interview questions! I’ve added more, and some of them go pretty deep. I hope these help you get closer to your characters. Good luck!

Does this person swear?

What did she want to be when she grew up?

Has this person every considered joining a convent/monastery?

Where does this person want to be buried?

How does this person think they are going to die?

Has this person ever been in an interracial relationship?

When did she stop dressing up for Halloween? Or stop trick-or-treating?

Has she ever written a letter to her future self?

Does she talk more about what she doesn’t like or about what she does?

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Writing Prompt: A Drug Dealer, a Bag of Dog Food, and more

Time for another 3 + 3 writing prompt!

For this one, I intentionally made the descriptions occupations because so many times we are categorized by what job we have rather than our hobbies, quirks, or goals. Concentrate your wiggle room on creating multifaceted characters. Copy of Writing Prompts on Working Title, a writing blog by Sarah Hayden

Rules: Use all six character descriptions and items to write a scene. Play around with it and have fun!

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