Writing Prompts Week of 7-16-17

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Welcome to a new, possibly weekly feature of my blog… Writing Prompts! Each week, I’ll share 7 writing prompts. Use one a day, or choose your favorite to develop into a full-fledged novel.

Week One’s Theme, Returning from the Dead. Whether as a zombie, revenant, or ghost, death cannot stand in the way of your character’s desires.

  1. Write about a protagonist that has just died. The catch? He/She had just met his/her soulmate. And death won’t stand in the way.
  2. Write about a protagonist raised from the dead by science, returned to his/her family. The catch? He/She doesn’t remember them and wants to enjoy his/her second chance.
  3. Write about a dead assassin brought back by a necromancer for a second chance. He/she better not fail again…
  4. Write about a group of friends during a zombie apocalypse, trying to live normally and deal with life, jobs, and love.
  5. Write about a revenant vigilante, trying to clean up the crime in his/her town. The catch? His targets must die for him to live.
  6. Write about a parasite that reanimates corpses. The reanimated seem normal, at first…
  7. Write about a group of strangers brought back from the dead for a fight. The last zombie standing gets to return to the world of the living.

Like them? Have inspiration? Did you use any of them? Let me know in the comments.

 

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/31/16

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1/31/16: Write About a Book. 

Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
— George Seaton

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/30/16

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1/30/16: Write About a Song. 

I’ll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has to say.
— Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/29/16

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1/29/16: Write About a Door. 

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
— Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/28/16

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1/28/16: Write About an Accomplishment. 

Delegating work works, provided the one delegating work works too.
— Robert Half

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/27/16

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1/27/16: Write About a Predator. 

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
— Hans Hoffmann

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/26/16

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1/26/16: Write About a Cat. 

A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on.
— William Seward Burroughs

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/25/16

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1/25/16: Write About a Betrayal. 

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
— Saint Clement of Alexandria

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/24/16

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1/24/16: Write About a Box of Chocolates. 

The minute you settle for less than you deserve you get even less than you settled for.
— Maureen Dowd

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Daily Writing Prompt and Quote 1/23/16

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1/23/16: Write About a Mystery. 

People who take the time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
— John Miller

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