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!...
What are the lessons to be learned from the floodings in Houston and Florida? What do we need to change or do to protect ourselves in the future when this happens again? We have got to correct our mistakes if we are to have a better outcome. What do you think we need to do?
Challenge: Create a Story in only 6 words.
Can you do it?
In his poem, ”Theme for Lesson B”, Langston Hughes quotes a classroom instructor who tell the students:
Go home and write a page tonight. And let that page come out of you— Then, it will be true. The student then says, ''I wonder if it is so simple,'' and talks about his life, coming up north from the South, being a ''colored'' man -- the only one in his class, his living in a room at the Y in Harlem. Can you write a page that comes out of you?