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Monthly Writing Prompt
For this month's writing prompt write a scene using the following sentence to start;

The streets were deserted. Where was everyone? Where had they all gone?

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Our monthly writing tips are written by our very own TerishD. You can read more in Terish's Blog located in "The Abstractions" area of the forum.

Look Back

When not able to write ahead, it helps to look back. In my case I had written a paragraph ahead of the story. What I needed to do was add a section of exposition (talking) presenting some facts. In going back, I realized that I could insert a section where a 'tour' of the surroundings could be done. This allowed for character interaction, story development, and other things that enabled me to present the facts in an entertaining manner.

One should not face a writer's block with the mentality of bursting through it. I have found in my own experience that a writer's block is usually due to my mind indicating that it has a problem in 'channeling' the story. One reason might be a re-imagining of certain story points. Another reason however is that there is a problem in where you are at in the story, so you need to look back and find out the problem with the 'journey' that prevents the tale from advancing.

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PostSubject: June's Paragraph Bundle   June's Paragraph Bundle Icon_minitimeJune 1st 2009, 2:47 pm

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This month's subject is:

A man running down the street

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PostSubject: Re: June's Paragraph Bundle   June's Paragraph Bundle Icon_minitimeDecember 2nd 2009, 11:07 pm

A man running down the street tripped on a nun who was picking up her bible, which had dropped when she carelessly tripped over the curb. He sprawled onto the sidewalk with a noticeable thud. Looking back at his pursuers, he quickly got to his feet, handed the bible to the nun, and continued his journey. His destination? As far away from the bank as possible.
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