Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Writing Prompt: Outdoor Space

Detroit Institute for the Arts

Describe an outdoor space. You can choose a river, patio, beach, bird bath, jungle, woods, park setting, botanical garden, street corner, etc.

Write for ten minutes without stopping. Focus on listing all of the details (consider natural light, colors, growth, temperature, smell, etc.) Do not worry about spelling or grammar.

Write non-stop for five to ten minutes and then go back and underline the key lines/ideas/images that emerge.

I'd love to read your piece or responses to the exercise below in the Comments section.

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