May 17, 2014 Prompt #16
Today and tomorrow feature short prompts: less background, no writing group variations. Have a good weekend!
Surgeon General’s Warning
If you are not a smoker, don’t light up to complete this exercise. Work from memory or sit near smokers and take notes.
- Write for 10 minutes about tobacco (cigarette, cigar or pipe) smoke, either first- or second-hand. Consider how it smells, tastes, and looks.
- Write down six adjectives and six verbs that describe smoke or your experience of it. Integrate some of these words into your piece. Write for 10 more minutes.
- Write about entering a room that smells of cigar smoke.
- Write about someone blowing smoke rings.
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