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Scene Prompt #9: Character’s Name

This may be more of a character exercise, but I think it’s fun. Basically, you’re playing Perquackey or Kangaroo Words with your character’s name.

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Scene Prompt #7: POV Shift

Think of a scene that maybe isn’t flowing as easily as you’d like. Try telling it from a different point of view.

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Scene Prompt #6: The Hot Spot

Imagine the scene you want to write.

Instead of starting from the scene’s beginning (if that’s even how you normally start), sit back and identify what Raymond Obstfeld calls the scene’s hot spot.

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Scene Prompt #5: I keep coming back

This is another one adapted from one of Laura Deutsch’s prompts. Do you have any piece of the story (it’s usually backstory for me, but it could be a character or an object or a setting or a plot point or whatever) that you keep coming back to, but you’re not sure how it fits?

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