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In the world of fiction, clichés abound. The cheerleader, the jock, the potheads, the dropouts, the geeks. A favorite plot line is the story of the ugly duckling who turns into a beautiful swan–the geek girl turned supermodel, the science guy turned sexy billionaire. When kids are in that awkward stage of adolescence, we promise them that one day they’ll find their wings and soar.
Darien’s Moleskine Writing Prompt – Egg Heads
Look at the image and start writing. Don’t stop and don’t worry if it doesn’t make sense or if you veer off in another direction. Just keep your pen moving or your fingers tapping until 10 minutes are up.
Having problems getting started? Start with this: Write about a character who shows up at a classroom reunion transformed. Crack it open: What’s lurking inside of you, ready to break free?