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!...
A child is exploring a cave in the middle of the desert. Suddenly, the ground gives way under her feet and she is propelled down a tunnel into a whole new world, one never before seen or experienced. What surprises await her? What does she see and experience? What treasures and delights does she find? Is there a new wonder she discovers? Write about her adventure.
What if one day science progresses to the point where men will be able to carry fertilized eggs and give birth?
You are one of the first men who choose to do this. What are your thoughts as you incubate a child within? Will you be known as a mother or a father — or by some new term? How will this change the relationship of a man to his child and to his partner? How do you feel about this idea?
Write about someone who has made a big difference in your life.
After reading his soaring poetry, you are encouraged by the great American poet Walt Whitman to write a ”song” of yourself to celebrate all that is special about you, about your life and the things that make you special. What are some of the lines in your song or poet of yourself?