Writing what's absurd.
CONSUME: Clip from You, the Living. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOwpd2I_4mo
CREATE: Write a 200 word description of your home. Make it realistic and true. Now edit that piece. Change the logic of its layout. With each sentence, think about the logical and expected conclusion, and then twist it into something impossible or totally out of left field. Make sure your readers never know where it's going to go.
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You are intrigued by second person narratives.
CREATE: Write a 200-400 word story in Second Person POV that begins with “You knew it was a bad idea, but you did it anyway.” And ends with “You still have 20 more to go.”
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What's there that's not there?
CONSUME: “Dear Committee Members” by Julie Schumaker
CREATE: Set a timer for 15 minutes. Create a character (a person, a place or a thing, really. Doesn’t have to be a human being.) And write a list of everything they do not have, everything they do not want,...
What is the shape of your narrative?
CONSUME: “17776 Football” by Jon Bois https://www.sbnation.com/a/17776-football
CREATE: Write a 100 word story with a beginning, middle and end. Write another 100 word story with completely different characters and completely different action. But take one...