Writing Prompt: Collections

By Marilyn Friedman

Happy New Year! Writing Pad has plenty of fantastic classes to make 2012 even more memorable than 2011.  Check them out along with your first free writing prompt of the year below!

Events:
Footprints Screening

Book Publishing 
Get Your Book Published
How To Hook An Agent

Children’s Writing and YA
Bullies, Werewolves, and Monsters: Creating Characters For Children’s Books and YA Fiction
Write A Book That Sell Itself: Crafting A Killer Premise
From Bedtime Stories To Tales of Teenage Woe: Writing For Kids and Young Adults Pt I
From Bedtime Stories To Tales of Teenage Woe: Writing For Kids and Young Adults Pt III

Creative Writing/Multi Genre
The Found Story: Finding Your Story In The Street
So You Want To Be A Writer?
Finishing School

Fiction, Memoir, Romance
The Found Story: Finding Your Story In The Street
Write A Book That Sells Itself: Crafting A Killer Premise
From Aphrodite To Zeus: Myth Fueled Stories
Storytelling at Light Speed: The Art of Flash Fiction
I Love You Silly: Crafting The Perfect Romance Novel

Journalism, Personal Essay and Web Writing
So You Want To Be A Freelancer?
Blogger’s Paradise: Creating Irresistible Content
Personal Essay II: The Advanced Class
Literary Feast: Writing A Culinary Masterpiece
You in 1200 Words: Writing and Publishing The Personal Essay

Playwriting and Writing For Actors
Ex’s, Bosses, and Crazy Relatives: Creating Characters For The Stage
It’s All About You: A One-Person Show Workshop
From The Page To The Stage: Finish That One-Person Show

Screenwriting
Get Your Foot In The Door: Develop Your Dream Script
Lights, Camera, Action: Screenwriting Boot Camp
Meet Me Now, Squeeze Me Later: Crafting the Studio Romantic Comedy
Work The Room: Mastering The Power of The Pitch

Writing Prompt: Make a list of 3 things that you collected as a child (or your fictional character collected).  Pick one and add a sensory detail to it (smell, taste, sound, touch) and write for 10 minutes about it.  Then, post your writing in the comments of this blog for the chance to win a free writing class.  I collected seashells so that’s what I will write about!

What did you (or your character) collect as a kid?  Post your 10 minute write in the comments of this blog, and you could win a free class!

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