He was not a handsome man, precisely; for simple beauty he could not compete with Reeve Joss or the many handsome young Hundred men with their ready smiles and easy way of displaying muscled physiques. He had a different quality; he was the wind that bends trees, the river that cuts the earth with its fluid strength, the inexorable sand that buries stone. –Kate Elliott, Traitors’ Gate

Fiction Writing Prompt: Write the description of someone through your protagonist’s eyes. Make us see him or her without a physical description.

Journaling Prompt: How would you describe your character with similes?

Art Prompt: He was the wind that bends trees.

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience about someone with exceptional strength of character and what makes him or her stand out.

Photo Credit: Stuart Williams on Flickr

4 Responses to Prompt #1999 He was the Wind that Bends Trees

  1. Mark Gardner says:

    I’m a little loose on the prompt, but here we go: http://wp.me/p4le2s-1N5

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