Write about what it would be like to be a virus, bacterium, or single-celled organism. (Yes, you can do this from the point of view of a coronavirus! But if that creeps you out, feel free to skip it.) If you do write about the coronavirus, consider submitting your story to our COVID-19 blog submissions […]
Write about someone you know but don’t know much about–maybe your neighborhood mail carrier, or the checkout clerk at the supermarket. Think about what their life is like–really think about it. The only rule: you can’t interview them.
Think about your favorite fictional character, and imagine what will happen to them ten or twenty years after the story they are part of is over. Feel free to think outside the box–what will happen to Harry Potter or Katniss Everdeen once they’re forty-something?