Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Fact Stranger than Fiction


Many days I hear things in the news that make me think, "If this happened 30 years ago, people would say, 'That would never happen.'" Today's prompt will be stimulated by news I came across in recent days.

Pumping Your Muse Prompt

If you want to write a political thriller there's plenty of fodder in the news to use as a springboard, but for the rest of you out there here are a few possibilities to oil your muse's gears.

  • Secret tunnels under the city
  • Helmsley's Dog Gets $12 Million in Will
  • Girl Sues Dad over Grounding -- and Wins
  • Choosing Your Baby's Gender

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  • Sunday, September 06, 2009

    Pumping Your Muse Story Starter


    It's a holiday weekend and what a great time to write a story. Here's a story starter prompt for today. Place your story in this setting:

    Pumping Your Muse Prompt

    In a kingdom of secrets, in an era of danger and lies, two travelers and a philosopher hope to participate in the greatest fighting tournament of history.

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