Water cooler: summer writing invites you to stay creative in the heat


Stories are a gateway to wonderful adventures and worlds created entirely by us. Use summer as a source of inspiration and let your imagination run wild. It’s the perfect escape as we continue to squat during the pandemic.

If you need an idea to get started, consider a few of these prompts. You can modify them or even combine them to add a personalized touch.

What activities do you enjoy with your friends and family that are special for the summer? It could be things like going to the lake, visiting national parks, dusting off the Slip ‘N Slide for backyard fun, cooking outside, or family reunions.

Describe your perfect summer day from start to finish. What time would you get up What would you eat? Where would you go? Who would you play with?

Where is your favorite place to swim? Do you prefer the lake or the swimming pool? Or maybe you like oceans or rivers. What makes it your favorite?

Describe summer using your five senses. What does summer look like? How does that sound? What kinds of things can you taste during the summer? What kinds of things do you touch and feel? How does he smell?

It’s a pretty sad day when summer ends, but you can imagine a summer that never ends. Write a story about summer that lasts forever.

What are some things you would like to accomplish this summer? This can range from setting a record for how long you can hold your breath, to finishing a number or books, having a difficult video game, redecorating your room or anything else. something you can think of. Describe your ideas on what it will take to reach your goals.

Describe your favorite summer memory so far. How does it start? What’s going on in the middle? How does it end? Why is this your favorite?

What imaginary or real creatures does summer remind you of? Get ideas of the things around you or the places you visit during the summer. Maybe there is a creature on the beach or in the depths of the ocean. What about a giant ice monster? Or if your favorite float was real and you had to swim in the lake on the back of a dragon, dolphin or dinosaur?

Write about how this summer compares to other summers. It has been a unique year for all of us. There can be bad things about it, but there can also be good things. There are some activities that we cannot do like group activities and camps, but we can also spend more time with our families.

Describe what you think about it and don’t be afraid to be honest. Writing is a great way to express your feelings.

Choosing a prompt is a great way to start, but sometimes the hardest part is sitting down and writing. If you need a little help getting started, try making your writing time special.

Maybe you have a special place of your own where you like to spend time, like your room, under your favorite tree, in a garden tent, in the park or maybe a treehouse if you have one. a.

Or on the other hand, maybe writing for you is easier as a group activity. Engage your family and friends, whether in person or on a video call. This way you can share ideas, encourage each other, and even share your completed story.

You may even find yourself in a special place, like your favorite place in the park and write in the grass. There are plenty of writing ideas outside.

Whatever you do, have fun and let your imagination run wild!


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