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!...

What Stories Does Your Pet Have to Tell?

Through some miracle you are able to understand the thoughts and conversations of your favorite pet or animal.  The creature’s thoughts and words astonish you — they even shock you.  They provide you with the rare chance to see the world in an entirely new light.  What stories do you hear the creatures tell?  What do you learn?

Tell Me About the Bully’s Life

There is a bully who terrorizes everything, including you. One afternoon you follow him home and hide behind a bush in front of his window.  Peeping in, you see him in a whole new light.  He is not the same person you know at school.  Describe him in his home setting.

‘Tell Me What Your Dreams Are’

Diana Nyad, 64, just became the first person to swim more than 100 miles from Cuba to Florida without a cage to protect her against sharks. The trip took 53 hours and was her fifth try in 35 years. “I got three messages,” Nyad told reporters. “One is we should never, ever give up. Two is you never are too old to chase your dreams. Three is it looks like a solitary sport, but it’s a team,” she said. Asked if she could be an inspiration to others, she said simply, ”… you tell me what your dreams are. What are you chasing? It’s not impossible. Name it.”
So, that’s the question for today’s prompt: What is the dream you are chasing? What dream do you want to make come true?

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