Using Life to Boost Your Writing
Another celebration is upon us in the U.S – the Fourth of July. Think of all the things that happen on the Fourth: picnics, BBQs, fireworks, parades, pie eating contests, hot dog eating contests, games like tug of war and croquet, family reunions and so much more.
Any one of these events makes a great setting for something exciting to write about. Think about your fictional characters or the people in your memoir and place them in a Fourth of July scene – having fun or arguing or whatever.
Need more inspiration to get you started? Pick one of the prompts below and start writing.
-The picnic was in full swing when the downpour hit.
-Our spot in the parade line was ________________________
-The fireworks in the sky were nothing compared to ________
-Jim face-planted into the ______________________________
-After her loss in the pie eating contest ___________________
Let me know how it goes!
Happy writing… ~T
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