Posted in Writing, Writing Prompts

Time To Write: Sentence Starter 12

Start your next story or chapter using this sentence. Or, end the story or chapter with this sentence.

Feel free to change the genders and point of view to fit your ideas.

Feel free to post your story in the comments below. I’d love to see what you come up with. If you respond by Thursday, August 4, I’ll post your story and a link to your blog for next week’s Time to Write prompt.

Happy writing!

rachel poli sign off

Twitter | Tumblr | Pinterest | GoodReads

Advertisements

Author:

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Rachel Poli is a writer and blogger. She has an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a bachelor’s degree in English Studies. She enjoys writing young adult novels, middle-grade, and children’s picture books. She is currently working on her first novel.

13 thoughts on “Time To Write: Sentence Starter 12

  1. Weirdly, this prompt reminded me of a really intense play: Blackbird by David Harrower. I’ve never had the pleasure of seeing it, but I’ve read it. If you ever get the chance to read/see it… do so (at your own peril!). I should add a bunch of trigger warnings, but that would spoil the intensity.

    1. Hm… I’ll definitely look into it. Though I do have an anxiety disorder so no promises on me reading it, lol. But thanks for the recommendation!

  2. It’s awful, written during a lunch break but it fulfils my goal to write every day. It’s no chapter, more like a third person monologue. I’ve had an argument with myself whether I should post it or not; I guess the former won.

    “He couldn’t wait to see her again. But did he really mean that? If it were true then why did he refuse to follow her on social media? She had chosen someone else over him – that’s why and now, the thought of witnessing what he couldn’t have made him hate her. Hate them.
    He had only agreed to see her to make a statement that he was okay. He was ‘fine’. Deep down, in his guts, she had hurt him and he resented that.
    Truth be told, what he wanted more than anything was for her to tell him; she wasn’t happy. On their last brief encounter, she had not been herself. She had been broken. She didn’t admit this though, in fact she had made out that everything was great.
    So there we have it. He had loved her and she had loved someone else. She broke his heart and months later he wasn’t okay. She was great though, he wasn’t, but she was fine.
    So really, he never wanted to see her again. He didn’t want to be a part of that life she lived anymore. And yet, he couldn’t wait to see her again is what he told her.”

Let me know what you think!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s