Scene Prompt #48: Clustered

For this prompt, pick a scene that you know your story needs but you don't know much about. Or, if you're revising, pick a scene that came out fairly bare. This would work well for a scene that has some substance, but is lacking, so far, in details. Maybe you don't know where to best … Continue reading Scene Prompt #48: Clustered

Scene Prompt #47: So Frustrated

You can pick any scene for this prompt, written already or not, but it might be easiest to pick a scene that you know results in a clear twist. But all scenes should be somewhat surprising, so any scene will do. We're going to make that twist as twisty as it can be. How? Through … Continue reading Scene Prompt #47: So Frustrated

Scene Prompt #39: Gimme the Goods Redux

What's you're genre? If you were here last week, you probably already know. You might even have a list of your genre's characteristics and conventions, what the reader expects to see, experience, and feel, plus a list of how your story--its concept, plot, and characters--fulfills those requirements. Last week we looked at the opening scene. … Continue reading Scene Prompt #39: Gimme the Goods Redux