As a writer I know that deep down each of us has stories worth telling. The writing prompts offered here will help you find your own special voice. Read them, let your mind wander freely and listen carefully to the voice within. Then begin writing. Don’t be afraid. Just write what you want to say. Amaze yourself!...

IMAGINATION STRETCHER: The Crying Clown

Stretch your imagination and come up with some lines to go with this writing prompt:

The clown, who had been smiling and making people laugh in the big tent, entered his dressing room and began to weep. Why?

(You can also write your response in the form of a comic strip created at MakeBeliefsComix.com)

Retrieving A Memory

In a hidden, dark building there is a special room, number 4512, where people go to retrieve their memories. You want to visit this room because there is a particular memory you want to recall. What is that memory? Why is it important to you?

How Do You Feel About the Protests Over the Death of George Floyd?

After George Floyd, an African-American man, died in policy custody in Minneapolis, protests have mounted throughout the nation as people express their grief and frustration about police brutality. What are your own thoughts about what is happening? What do you think of efforts by the police to keep order in the community? What have been your own experiences with the police? What should be done to prevent such deaths in the future.

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