Today’s prompt follows up on yesterday’s Sunday Shape-Up which starred stars.
Use one of these phrases as your prompt: Gold Stars. Hollywood Star. Star struck. Starburst. Star of David. Star of Bethlehem. Star-crossed.
Write in response to the painting Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. Imagine you are in the painting. Imagine you are painting the painting.
Variations for Writing Groups
If you meet at night, find a safe but dark area from which to view the sky. Without writing, look at the stars for 5 full minutes. Then, using the minimal amount of light needed, write down impressions and sensations.
Inside, follow-up by circling a favorite phrase from your notes and using it as your first line. Write for 20 minutes.
If it isn’t possible to see the night sky during your writing group, look at a photo of the night sky here.Choose one of the photos and write in response to it for 20 minutes.