Story Starter Scene Prompt #130

So how do my story starter prompts work?

Simply do any of the following, a combination of a couple or few, or all if you are inclined.

• Write a 500-3500 word scene using five of fifteen Prompt Words.
• Begin each scene using one of three Scene Starter Sentences.
• Use any combination of (1) sentence/(5) words.
• Do three separate scenes with each prompt sentence if you want.
• Or if you’re really brave, try using ALL 15 prompt words in their proper usage and incorporate all three sentences into your scene hook ins or hooks out.
• Most of all, have fun!

Prompt Words:
1. ocean
2. barnacle
3. boat
4. rip
5. sail
6. tide
7. lifeguard
8. wave
9. overcome
10. flag
11. phone
12. cell
13. towel
14. safe
15. celebration

Scene Starter Sentences:
A. “I only count three.”
B. “She just went under!”
C. “He hasn’t resurfaced.”

Happy Writing!
Cheryl Wyatt