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 Will This Key Open?

We use keys to open many things.

Some keys open doors – such as the door to your home, or the door to your car, or the drawer in your desk where you store special things.

Some keys can open treasure chests filled with all the things which you consider valuable.

Some keys can open your personal diary where you write about the important things in your life.

Or, maybe you have given someone you love the ‘’key’’ to your heart or to your soul.

Imagine that someone gave you a key to open something.  Write about what the key will open.  If the key opens a door, for example, then write about what is on the other side of the door.

If the key opens a treasure box or hope chest, then write about what is hidden inside the box.

Or, you can begin your writing with the following sentence:

She put the key into the lock, turned it and ….


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