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!...

Saving Five People’s Lives

A young boy dies from a robber’s bullet while on a family trip.  After he’s declared brain-dead, his parents decide to donate his strong heart, liver, kidneys and pancreas to give five other sick people a chance at life.  The mother says, ”It means his death wasn’t meaningless.” Which five people received the boy’s organs, and how do their lives change as a result?

What Story Would Your Eye Blink?

A writer is  paralyzed by a stroke that severs the connection between his body and brain.  He is unable to speak, breathe, eat, or move anything — except his left eyelid.  But with that eye blinking (one blink for the letter ”A”, two blinks for the letter ”B”, three blinks for the letter ”C” and so on), he writes a book.  By blinking his eye in code more than 200,000 times, he dictates a book that becomes a best-seller.  You are like that writer.  Here is the story you blink to form, letter by letter:

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