When he finished packing, he walked out on to the third-floor porch of the barracks brushing the dust from his hands, a very neat and deceptively slim young man in the summer khakis that were still early morning fresh. –From Here to Eternity by James Jones

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the first line of the week as the starting point or inspiration for a scene, story, poem, or haiku.

Journaling Prompt: How do you picture life in a barracks?

Art Prompt: Barracks

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience a story about waking up early to pack and leave.

Photo Credit: king of monks on Flickr

2 Responses to Prompt #1976 First Line of the Week – James Jones

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge