Here’s a professional writing technique to get your story unstuck.
After practicing this technique in our writing prompt today, you’ll have a no-fail way to move your story forward no matter how long you’ve been stuck. It’s quite the little magic bullet for writers.
Writing Prompt #108
Your protagonist is at a cafe when something unexpected happens.
Practice Writing in 4 Breezy Steps
- Write a list of at least ten things that would never happen at a cafe. Then select one of the ideas from your list and plug it into your story.
- Take 5 minutes to consider the following questions. What brought the event about? How would you respond in this situation? How does your protagonist respond?
- Write for fifteen minutes. Include in your story narrative your selection from step one and the answers you came up with in step two.
- When you feel ready, share your best idea in the comments. Did this strategy help move your story forward?