Writing prompt: Anticipation


28 June 2024
Convey someone waiting for a particular outcome in this week’s creative writing exercise

Who is anticipating what?

What are they hoping will happen?

How invested are they in the outcome, and in what way? What does it feel like, to them?

How does the anticipation affect or alter their thought processes and/or behaviour?

Is whatever they’re anticipating going to deliver what they hope it will?

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Write a passage of prose of poetry that expresses the sense of someone, somewhere, waiting for something particular to happen.


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