ON WRITING

While I find great joy in thinking, writing and story telling through different mediums, what really makes me happy is to see other people enjoying the same feeling.  So please, keep that journal, write that poem, story or book and chase your dreams.  We were born to create and each of our talents are so unique so don’t waste any more time!


Here are some writing prompts to challenge you!

 

Story Scenario Starters

  1. What if you had a million dollars to spend?

  2. What if you woke up as yourself in your future body?

  3. What if you hid under your bed and found a portal to a world populated with magic and monsters?

  4. What if you fell into a lake and discovered you could breathe under water?

  5. What if you are a kid’s imaginary friend and find that you are fading away as he grows up?

  6. What if you got an insect bite and suddenly had super powers?

  7. What if you woke up and found yourself on another planet?

  8. What if you could suddenly communicate with animals?

  9. What if a famous person contacted you to ask for help?

  10. What if after a trip to the dentist, your ‘tooth’ informs you that the dentist inserted a government device in your mouth and needs you for a secret mission?

 

Story Line Starters

  1. Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness…

  2. He stared disbelievingly at the words on screen…

  3. Hurling towards the earth, he had a…

  4. Choices aren’t always easy.  This was…

  5. It was a chance meeting online…

  6. I couldn’t remember who I was…

  7. The fate of the world was at his fingertips…

  8. The shadow crept closer to the bedside lamp…

  9. If I’d known then what I know now, I never would have…

  10. Finding out I wasn’t human was a huge relief…

 

Poetry Competition

OPEN TO ALL AGES:

Write a poem about the book, Gope and Meera – A Migration Story.  Your poem can be about any part of the story – one of the characters, the Partition of India or even about Sindh itself.  Your entry can also be in any form you choose, be it a haiku, limerick or free verse poem.  Selected poems will be published on this website and the top 5 winners will receive an awesome Gope and Meera pop socket, bookmark and flag of India! 

The competition deadline is 31st December 2017.

To enter, just send your poem to: author@rituhemnani.com

                                

Good luck!

 

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