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Starting Sentences

Pick one of the lines below and start a story with it.

  1. Where were you last night?
  2. There are somethings that cost too much.
  3. Why is this so difficult?
  4. It was an ugly dog.
  5. I met him on the stairs.
  6. The neighbors were at it again.
  7. “One more thing before you go.”
  8. See that house over there?
  9. If I went there a second time…
  10. I haven’t been the same since…


I am Myself I am a Wife Blessed with love I am a Mother Endowed with divinity Through the power of creation I am a Daughter Brought into this world With unending hope And the promise of the future I am a Sister Made fierce and strong While forged with kindness Protector and protected Spiraling together forever I am a Nurse Holding out the hands of healing And offering the sick comfort And the dying love Knowing that through this All things are healed and made whole I am a Writer Creating myself and world Sharing the inner depths of humanity Bringing together the divine And the humble mortal I tell the story of the Goddess And am remembered forever

5 thoughts on “Starting Sentences

    1. Ultimately, every prompt and exercise here is just something to help get you writing. So, do whatever you want with it. If it gets you writing then a prompt as done its job. But the intention was for the line to be the opening line of the story.


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