Done That Write about something that you’re glad you did but will never do again. Describe the experience and explain why once was enough.
TMI What do you know that you wish you didn’t?
You Outta Be in Pictures! Biopics are the rage, these days. If an actor wants to win an Oscar, starring in a biopic is the way to go. But casting is the key to success. It’s one thing to create a fictional character on screen. It’s quite another to transform oneself into an actual person.
Space Cadet You have a chance to go to space! Will you do it? Why or why not?
Pecking Order–It’s a Thing If you watch the birds on a backyard bird feeder, you’ll notice that while some perch right up there at the feeder, others nibble at fallen seed on the ground and still others wait watchfully in nearby trees. When the perchers leave the feeder, the smaller birds take over the spot.
“I thought it would be easier.” Write about something you tried that you thought would be a breeze–but wasn’t. How did you handle this realization? Did you stick with it or did you walk away? How do you feel about the fact that you had to struggle through something that you thought would be easy?
Fly away. Right now. Just lift off from wherever you’re sitting and fly someplace wonderful. Don’t worry yet about where you’re going, just enjoy the trip. Tell us about it.
Go outside. Find a bug. Watch it for as long as you can. Write about what you and that bug have in common.
List all the places in your life that are cluttered. Rooms in your house, your office, your car, your computer files, your relationships, your own head. Now pick one and write about the kinds of stuff that clutters that space, how it gets in your way, what you can do to clean it up and
Here’s an observation exercise for wherever you are right now. Write the alphabet down the side of a page. Make a sensory observation for each letter of the alphabet–something that you see, smell, touch, hear or taste. Want to up the ante? Don’t include things you see.