Monday, June 22, 2009

summer writing exercise

Write a short scene, a moment, that feels like summer. Steamy pool days, heat lightning at night, sticky dripping popsicles, long breezy drives down winding roads, walking under the giant hanging moon...


Thursday, June 18, 2009

line-by-line story

Collaborate to create a story by adding one line at a time. Remember to use your line to reveal character and move the plot, turn the story, along with using language in interesting ways. You may add as many lines as you like, but do not post two lines in a row. This is a good exercise in allowing a story to unfold as you write it.

First line: Before today, Allison had never set foot in a junkyard.