High School Creative Writing Word Associations
1. One Word Choice
Choose one of the following words: "Explosion, halo, fungus, obsidian, incense, shallot, exposure." Write whatever comes to your mind for 20 minutes without stopping.
2. All Words
Write a story that uses all of the following words: "bone, craze, blow, devastate, clarity, carry."
3. Prison Or Grocery Store
Take a minute to write down every word that occurs to you when you think of a prison. Now use all of those words in a story that takes place in a grocery store.
4. One Word
Free write for ten minutes about the word "absolution."
5. Tobias Wolff Association
Free write for six minutes based on the Tobias Wolff line "She looked at him with drowning eyes."
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