Imagine yourself with the wealth and power to bestow any kind of gift on anyone or anything. Write about what you would give and to whom. Include other details if you like, such as why you are giving this gift or how the recipient is likely to react (if at all). Perhaps there is history or backstory. Maybe the gift will cause a dramatic change. It could be the type of gift … [Read more...] about Oh the Gifts!
Before you begin to write, allow your mind to wander over the many different ways the word ground can pop up in everyday conversation. The word ground appears in many expressions. One can break, give, or stand ground. Things can be ground in, ground out, or run into the ground. There are groundswells, ground rules, and shifting grounds. Let your mind relax and repeat the … [Read more...] about Your Ground
Begin by drawing about a half-dozen circles spaced randomly over your page. Make the circles about two inches in diameter. Inside each circle, draw a letter. Any letter. You can choose letters that spell out a word, but you don't have to. Decorate the letter inside each circle. Make them all ornate. Then begin to write. Tell a story from your day, your week or your life. … [Read more...] about Letters Looming Large
Begin by setting up your page: Draw a line across the top where the title will go. (It's best to write the title after you have finished writing the page.) Draw a line across the bottom of the page that marks off enough space for exactly one line of writing. Draw 2 vertical lines down the remainder of the page so that it is divided into 3 columns Label the … [Read more...] about An Alphabet of Opposites
If you could invent something, what would it be? Assume you could make it. Assume that it would work. Your invention doesn't have to be constrained by gravity or the speed of light. Nor does it have to follow rules of logic. But it can. What would you invent? How would it work? Who would use it? Why is it a good idea? Describe your invention in every way that you … [Read more...] about Invent Something