“In the last quarter of the twentieth century, at a time when Western civilization was declining too rapidly for comfort and yet too slowly to be very exciting, much of the world sat on the edge of an increasingly expensive theater seat, waiting – with various combinations of dread, hope, and ennui – for something momentous to occur.” -Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker

Writing Prompt: Write the scene where that something momentous occurs.

Journaling Prompt: What momentous event are you waiting for?

Art Prompt: Waiting

Nonfiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience what you are waiting for.

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2 Responses to Prompt #104: First Line of the Week – Still Life with a Woodpecker

  1. Jyourist says:

    What an inspiring website. Not just for me and my own writing, but a place I might send my serious writing students to break through a creative wall.

    Thanks for helping all us writers to keep inspired and especially to keep working.
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