Writing prompt: Effort


19 April 2024
Put someone under duress and show what they need to do to come through in this week’s creative writing exercise

Who needs to make an effort, and why?

How is the circumstance out of the ordinary? Is it a task they need to complete? A challenge to rise to? Is it physical effort? Mental effort? A combination?

What form does the effort take?

What resources does the person need to draw on?

Is it a solo effort or a group one?

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What does it take to succeed in the effort?

Write a passage of prose or poetry in any style or form on the theme.


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