Three Otherwordly Writing Prompts from Kirsty Logan
Choose something you think you cannot live without: food, oxygen, light; or your child, the internet, your hands. Now write about a world where everyone has adapted to live without that thing.
Choose a strong emotion you have felt recently: grief, heartbreak, joy, confusion, despair, shame, love. Now write five ways that emotion could manifest itself in the real world (perhaps a heart that could be rented and returned for each new lover; a compulsion to eat lightbulbs when the world feels dark; living, breathing sorrows that must be drowned in the bath). Now choose your favourite and write about it.
Choose a set of binaries such as man/woman, land/sea, security/freedom, or wildness/domesticity. Now write about a character trying to exist between the two.
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