“Go to a local café, park, or public place and write a piece inspired by something you see. Get detailed: leave no nuance behind.” and the twist was “write an adverb-free post.”
“Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year?” and the twist is “Turn your post into a character study”.
Jim & Beth, Tony & Simone
“You stumble upon a random letter on the path.You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter.”, and the twist, “Approach this post in as few words as possible.”
“Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more”, and the twist, “Make today’s post the first in a three-post series”.
The three most important songs in my life
“Write about the three most important songs in my life”, in a minimum of 15 minutes free writing, and the twist, commit to a daily writing practice.
“A room with a view” and the twist, be descriptive.
Life, and more life?
The prompt was: Let’s unlock the mind. Today, take twenty minutes to free write. And don’t think about what you’ll write. Just write. The twist: Publish this stream-of-consciousness post on your blog.