What is dust? Where does it come from? How does it move around? What does it turn into when it's not dust anymore? Does dust annoy you? Has it ever made you sick? Does it ever come in handy? Have you ever had an experience with pixie dust, angel dust, dust bunnies, or space dust? When you dust something, do you put dust on it or take the dust off? Write a page … [Read more...] about That Super-Tiny Stuff
Asking questions opens your mind up to possibilities. Even if the questions are impossible to answer. Write the letters of the alphabet down the left-hand side of the page. For each letter, write a question that includes a word that begins with that letter. Sometimes a question is especially intriguing when it's on the absurd side. Sometimes a series of absurd … [Read more...] about Questions, Questions
The Perfect People are the ones who sit in the back of our imaginations when we observe how someone (perhaps oneself) has fallen short of expectations. What do you suppose the Perfect People are up to right now? What did they do as soon as they got up this morning? What's on their minds? What mistakes will they never make? Do Perfect People worry? Fill a page with … [Read more...] about The Perfect People
Write the letters A-Z down the left-hand side of your page. Write the name of something that begins with each letter. Consider your 26 words one at a time. Use each one to make some kind of comparison to something else. Comparisons are based on qualities. You can build a comparison by beginning with a quality--size, texture, specific gravity, durability, shape, color, … [Read more...] about Quality Comparisons
Got a fire in your belly? Burning questions? Burning desire? What's burned up and gone? Who's going to get burned? Are ashes left behind when you burn calories or bridges? What is a fire, exactly? Write a page with at least one fire in it. Illustrate your work if you like. Give it a title. Sign it and write the date on it, too. More thoughts on this topic. … [Read more...] about What’s Burning?