Friday, May 01, 2009

Mug of Memories

Hold that steaming mug in your hands and there's something comforting, something that carries you away to another time, another place...let's you think through things going on.

Today's Pumping Your Muse Prompt:

Today's prompt offers two choices. One for the fiction writer and one for the non-fiction writer. Both include a mug:

For the fiction writer:

Place your character at a table with a steamy mug. Use it to get him thinking, but be sure to include senses other than visual. How does the mug feel? What's the smell...or taste? What memories does it bring back?

For the non-fiction writer:

While you enjoy your own steamy mug, write down whatever comes to mind. Keep it up as long as there is liquid in your cup. You'll be surprised where it takes you. Just make a list and then use one of the items on your list to write a short essay.

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shadowlight said...

Hi Donna,

I like this one. Now if I can only find some time to write...

Have a great day.

Donna Sundblad said...

Hey Shadow,

Promise yourself 15 minutes while you sit down with your mug! It is sooo refreshing.