Eavesdrop on Your Character ~ Writing Exercise ~ #writing #WW

Writing Exercise ~ Eavesdrop on Your Character with a Cell Phone Rules: One-way conversation on a cell phone to show how your character talks. You can include postures and gestures outside of dialogue . ~ The library is quite. Vella sits staring at a computer screen flipping through microfiche articles. Suddenly, her eyes widen. She grabs her pen and…

Write an Ominous Scene #writingexercise #fridayflash

After reading Knots on a Counting Rope our professor had us write an ominous scene with tension from our story. Writing Exercise ~ Ominous Scene I hunkered down in the corner and gripped Grandpa’s book.  Soon she would be here and I had no means to fight back. On the wind I could feel her anger raging….

Main Character Recipe by Lara Dunning #writingexercises #fridayflash #ww

    Here is another writing exercise from my MFA class. Create a recipe for your Main Character.   Recipe for LeVella Hart Strands of silken black hair Pinned back with four fireflies Two toe rings sparkle in the moonlight Pale skin transformed by blood Hands touching mine, to many to count One best friend to save…

Character Interview by Lara Dunning #WW #FF #fridayflash #vampire

In my MFA class we’ve been doing a lot of great exercises to help us understand our characters and their motivations better. Thought I’d post this for my protagonist this week and my antagonist next week. Interview with my character LeVella Hart By Lara Dunning Q: Tell me about your past? A: Like what? My crazy Grandpa,…

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts Prompt: A relative, who left unexpectedly without telling anyone, shows up at your door.      Writing prompts are meant to spark the mind, make creative thoughts flow. I’ve tried using writing prompts but for some reason my writers mind has a natural aversion to them. I feel like I’m writing someone elses story not my own. I’ve even…