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Writing Prompt: Character Reaction

Writing Prompt: Exercise of Character Not all writing prompts can be formulaic. As a writer, I am a creative person, and it is because I was using a formula for writing prompts simply to help make production faster that I got burnt out, and…

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Weekend Writing Prompt: What Wands?

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Weekend Writing Prompt: The Price Too Much

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: The Test

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: Problematic Goal

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: The Game

Gotcha!* You just lost the game! Note: Total trolling start to the post. For those of you who don’t know, The Game is a game in which the objective of it is to not think about The Game. When you do, you lose. This…

Weekend Writing Prompt : Pass It On

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Weekend Writing Prompt: Discovery of ‘I’

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: The Run-Away Pt 2

~ Tarot Writing Prompt: The Run-Away Part 2 ~ This is the second part of the mini series writing prompt. This weekend, each prompt will build on the previous days’ prompts in order to help develop a fuller story. Today’s prompt will still be…

Tarot Writing Prompt: The Run-Away Pt 1

Tarot Writing Prompt: The Run-Away I thought this week we could look at the weekend writing prompts a little differently. While I’m still going to do the 2-Card Writing Prompt, that each prompt this weekend would build off the last. Thus, whatever you come…

Weekend Writing Prompt: Division

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: Protagonist & Antagonist Reading

I thought I’d do something a little different today, since we’ve had so many simple 2-Card spreads for writing prompts. Today I thought I’d give you the outline for a Protagonist and an Antagonist, and looking at how they interact with each other in…

Weekend Writing Prompt: He knows

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Weekend Writing Prompt: Hand-Me-Down Secret

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Writing Prompt: The Temptation House

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Day 28 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Returning with the Elixir

The Elixir can represent the moral of the story, in some way. Sure it can also be a physical potion or dino DNA, ring, or car (you get the idea), but if it’s an object, it should represent something that ties to the theme of the story, and thus carry through the ‘moral’ or the main message of the story. In this way, it can contribute and assist those who are not the MC proper.

Tarot Writing Prompt: Those Who Remain

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2. If you’re here for the first time, I usually do what is called the First Operation to determine the context or…

Day 21 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Demise of the Antagonist

Unless you’re intending to write a tragedy, it’s assumed that your MC is going to succeed in the end. Thus, it means that in some way, your Antagonist must have a downfall.

Day 16 of 30-Day Tarot Writing Challenge: Character Background

So here is a spread that gives you the basic outline for a backstory. One of the areas has to do with a professional life. If you’re dealing with a young character who might not have experienced a professional life, this can be interchanged with a social life, education, etc. Likewise, if you’re dealing with an older character and you want to include a social and/or education experience, all you have to do is add rows to the spread.

Writing Prompt: The Distracted

This is just the basic 2-Card Writing Prompt today, using a starting situation for Card 1 and a problem, which is Card 2.

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