Monday, 24 September 2012

Story prompts 2

Still stuck for a story idea? See what you can do with one of these. Try using one as your first sentence. Explore the motivations of one of the characters. Ignore these completely, but use the random idea that popped into your head when you were reading them. Basically, use them in any way you wish. But if you'd like to turn it into a novel, try reading How to write a novel parts one and two.
A frisson of excitement ran through her as she sipped a cold glass of white wine. Her flight was due to leave in under an hour ... 
A UFO crash lands on earth. The site of the possible alien incursion? Slough. 
She licks her lips, squares her shoulders, takes a deep calming breath and heads over ... 
Let me know how you get on!

Ellie x

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