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A writer is wise to do research, even if they are making up their story.
While I was rereading the second edition of Janet Burroway’s Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft, I came upon a writing prompt that was really interesting. The writer is supposed to make a list of some sort and then use something off the list as a trigger for a writing prompt. One of the suggestions is “Things on which I am an expert” (page xxvi). For this writing prompt, we are going to do the opposite of that and do a bit of research. Are you up for the challenge?
Challenge: Researching the Unknown
*Link your writing to A Vase of Wildflowers on your blog and make sure to place the link to your story in the comments of this post.
For ideas, here is my list:
Things on which I am NOT an expert:
Last week’s challenge: RED FRIDAY
Other writing prompts: