As a writer I know that deep down each of us has stories worth telling.
The writing prompts offered here will help you find your own special voice. Read them, let your mind wander freely and listen carefully to the voice within. Then begin writing. Don't be afraid. Just write what you want to say. Amaze yourself!
Author Bill Zimmerman
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Writing A Mystery Story
April 1, 2015

A publisher of mysteries has read your writing and asked you to create the perfect suspense story.  The only requirement is that you give the key character a personality or physical flaw that often gets in the way of his or her ability to solve the mystery.  So not only …more»

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March 16, 2015
You Have Your Own Star

Someone who loves you dearly has bought you a faraway star.  It is yours to name, and yours to wish on.  The wish will come true, too.  What do you call your own star?  What is your special wish?

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March 5, 2015
The Story of the Old Walking Shoes

An old man has fallen asleep in his comfortable chair. But before doing so, he had taken off his shoes to give his feet a rest.  The shoes are very worn and look well used.   As you gaze at the man, you are thinking of all the places this old …more»

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