Reading Line: Discover your voice through on-the-spot prompts, meandering mini-memoirs, surprising surveys, and endless inspiration for your words to soar
Discover your one-of-a-kind voice through creative writing exercises and prompts that will stretch and surprise your mind, heart, and memory, from the author of Rip the Page!
Invite your jittery mind into quiet slips of timed or untimed writing experiments that are designed to encourage your timid heart to forge forgotten feelings and entice your shy-self to make friends with emerging emotions. With a bounty of prompts to select from, you’ll be inspired to explore all the wacky, confusing, brave, soul-stirring wonderings and wanderings of your emerging life’s inner treasure in a way that’s sure to unleash what you most need to say. In this book you’ll find:
• On-the-Spot Drops
that offer quick “free-fall” prompts on different themes, such as short-winded poems and seven-line stories.
• Mini Memoirs
to unlock personal narrative to share, or not.
• Suddenly a Story
suggestions to explore feelings and states of being like fear, reluctance, compassion, kindness, anxiety, anger, jealousy, happiness, and more.
• Surprise Yourself Surveys
for those who think they know everything about themselves.
• Untie-Your-Mind Word Lists
to jump-start stalled imaginations.
• Definition Decoders
to introduce new ideas and styles of writing.
Created especially for tweens, teens, and other earthlings, this book provides you with a chance to create imaginative poems, stories, fragments, and real-life on-the-spot sketches. All that’s required is that you take a breath, relax, reset, and leap write in!