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Friday, 10 February 2012

Topic Task - Week Fifteen

I hope the snow hasn't frozen your creativity and you are busy developing your writing skills and producing work that excites you. Don’t forget to let me know if you find an outlet for your writing. It would be great to create ‘Success’ posts. If you want your achievements mentioned leave me a message and let me know.

Today’s Topic Task is opening lines. You need to use one of the lines below as the opening of your work and see where it takes you.

1.     1.  The cracking sound terrified me. At first I didn’t know where it came from and then I looked down.
2.     2.    The ice formed a crystal forest etched inside the window.
3.     3Sitting naked on the frozen slide didn’t have the effect I had imagined!

Now choose one and allow your creativity to flow. Of course if you would like to attempt all three then feel free. See where they take you.

So, go on – Get Writing. 


maverick muse said...

The cracking sound terrified me. At first I didn’t know where it came from and then I looked down.
Chips of ice lay strewn around him like glass, tiny shards spattering my feet. There was a hole where the heel of his boots used to be, the ice veining outwards from impact point. I watched as the cracks stopped spreading, before looking back up to face him. But rather than panicked, he was amused.
“What are you doing?” I demanded. “Are you mad?”
He laughed, mischief playing with his eyes.
“Now we’ve broken the ice,” he said, extending a hand, “Want a hand off this lake?”

Susan said...

Maverick muse, I like the way you've used this. My question is: Are you going to develop this further or are we going to be left thinking - Did they get off?

I really like the description of "the ice veining outwards"

Now you have broken the 'ice' here with a comment I hope you continue to comment and write. And maybe others will be brave enough to join in. :)