Daily Prompt #40: Create-a-scenario (given characters)
Take the following characters and write a scenario in which they interact. Feel free to incorporate dialogue.
- A deranged dog
- An angry baby
- A lonely teenager
- A kind old man
Write for ten minutes.
Today we’re going to have a little fun exploring different interpretations.
First, move around the room so that we four full tables.
On a post-it note, write down a word, phrase, sentence, or question. It can be about anything you want.
Open your notebook to the next fresh page. Stick the post-it note at the top. Now pass your notebook to the left.
Read the post-it note and write a creative response to it in that person’s notebook. It can take whatever form you like.
When I say switch, you should flip to the next fresh page in this person’s notebook and put the post-it at the top. Pass the notebook to the left.
Repeat the process (read the post-it and write a response).
The key is that no one should read any other person’s response to the post-it note. Your response should be totally unbiased from any other writing.
After a few rounds, you’ll get your original notebook back and get to read multiple peers’ unique responses to your post-it note.