Dear Future Me

Write a letter to your 35 year old self Dear middle-aged self, I hope that you are happy. I hope you have accomplished dreams. I hope that you found someone who keeps the smile on your face. I know that the choices I make now will determine how my life is in the future. There […]

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Drawing Board

You meet someone new. You go on a first date. The ambiance is to die for. The smells of cooked steak dances up your nostrils. Faces of strangers spark curiosity and excitement. That person you’re out with, let’s call them Hope, is the only person in your view. They banter with your emotions and tickle […]

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Law of Attraction

Three best friends go on a trip together as a love triangle develops. Samantha, Tori, and Nathan had been wanting to go camping all through staying bundled up and under blankets during the winter. Senior week was coming up and instead of feeling crowded at the beach with all of the other graduating seniors, they […]

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Closeted Feelings

I wondered if any other parents feel this way about their child. Finding out that my wife was pregnant was the happiest day of my life. We ended up having a son and with pride wrapped around my heart, I suggested that he should be named after me. I couldn’t wait to teach him how […]

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What happened at school was…

Write about a student going through a day of school, but write the sequence of events in reverse “I can’t sleep” Tom complained as he tossed and turned in bed, thinking about the girl with the red hair. During Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy night, Tom was asked about his day at school. All Tom […]

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The Color Purple

Write about the color purple without using the word purple. His demeanor was cold and a smile never approached his face. Each day, the intelligent young man would sit in his throne with perfect posture and store out at the world. He wasn’t tasting compassion; he couldn’t grasp the abundance of Violet’s outside his window. […]

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Inside Voice

Two strangers lock eye contact with each other. What happens next? Andrew was sitting in a green and purple armchair in a local Barnes and Noble, reading a novel by one of his favorite authors, John Green. His dark blue eyes lost focus on the words and latched onto a man reading in a chair […]

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