So normally I blog a new writing prompt on Tuesdays, but of course we didn’t meet today as we wait for Sandy to hit. Not much to report so far although it has rained constantly and the wind is blowing. The lights have flickered a couple of times and the dogs are bored but so far that’s all. I think the kids have had a good day off school.
Start a scene with the weather. Let the weather set the mood for the piece. Be multi-sensory.
Right now the rain is tapping at the windows and the house creaks and shifts with each new gust. The lights just dimmed and shivered back to life. I heard a branch scratch the window pane. There might be someone brooding in the shadows of an unlit room. It’s time to write.
Paper, pen and candlelight may be required!