Three years ago I bought a book in Tampa which is meant to be a great for creative like minds and for the past three years I have made it my New Years Resolution to complete it. The book is called 642 Things To Write About by The San Francisco Writers Grotto. I never got round to writing many of them so what’s a better way then getting through them then writing a few as an article each week! Enjoy.
571. You are a teenager. Your friend asks you to meet him at a culvert everyone knows isn’t very safe. How do you get out of the house? What happens when you get there?
You do it in the middle of the day in the summer holidays when the parents are at work. however if it is somewhere that isn’t safe you shouldn’t go.
572 Describe an image that is embedded in your brain in detail and why it remains there.
A recent one is the feeling of performing at Camden Fringe with the Laugh Island cast. Being on stage, the nerves before, the constant thoughts when on stage about where to go next with my character whilst also being in character, trying to be sexy as well as hilarious and wondering if I will be voted off. Constantly feeling ugly because of the amount of make up you have on and also trying to work out the next best move for my character.
573. Write from the point of view of a nurse who hates the patient she is charged with helping
You are so annoying, you are rude, you smell and you are so horrible to me – when is my shift over?
574. You are a superhero. What powers do you have and how do you use them?
Invisibility so I can go anywhere, flying so I can travel and I suppose some sort of magic that jets out of my hands so I can use to fight evil