First Writing Prompt for 2016

I find writing prompts to be a helpful exercise and a way to get the creative juices flowing.  If you’ve never done a writing prompt before, the most important thing is to free write.  For those of you who are new to writing, free writing is when you write down whatever comes into your head.  There is absolutely no​ editing until after you have put all of your ideas onto the page.

Every two weeks, I will post a new prompt.  My writing prompts are often inspired by quotes.  When this happens, I will post the quote and the prompt.

Here’s the first quote and prompt for 2016:

“Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” – Walter Anderson
He tried to swallow.  His palms got sweaty and his pulse pounded in his ear as…

Happy writing!