Erosion is a process that ensures that nothing stays the same. Erosion turns mountains into plains and cuts deep canyons in river gorges. Does erosion wear out your clothes? What erodes a friendship? Does grief erode? When a memory erodes, do you notice? Write a page today about erosion. Give your work a title. Sign it and write the date on it, too. More … [Read more...] about Erosion
What does it take for a houseplant to succeed? What is success for bacteria and viruses? What is a successful forest like? How can a dog, a lion, or a pony succeed? Fill a page by writing about success from any perspective that is not human. Illustrate the page if you like. Or doodle on it while you are thinking. Give your work a title, sign it, and write the … [Read more...] about Certain Kinds of Success
Write about electricity. Your understanding of it. When and where you are aware of it--or not. You can find it in wires, of course. It's inside your phone. In lightning. In your brain. What does electricity feel like? Can you sense it when it is present? How is it controlled? What does it mean to feel the electricity in a room? Fill a page with some electrical … [Read more...] about What’s Electric?
Write a page about how you prepare to leave home. Consider perhaps leaving for work or leaving on a trip, going to a party or going to the store. Maybe your mode of transportation affects your departure considerations. Often, the weather is a factor, or how much you care about your appearance. Tell multiple stories about getting yourself out the door, or fill the page … [Read more...] about Getting Out The Door
What does the average person look like? What are their aspirations? What do they tend to forget? (Instead of considering everyone on the planet, you could consider a subgroup-- the average parent, bicyclist, or bill collector, for instance.) How does the average person spend their days? Who does the average person associate with? What does the average person read? How … [Read more...] about On Average