What is your ideal vacation?
It's the weekend. Why not take a moment to daydream a little about your next vacation? Use today’s writing prompts to get started, then see what I wrote.
WRITING PROMPTS to help you explore today’s topic:
Write about your last vacation. What did you like about it? What would you do differently if you could do it all over again?
Write about three to five things you must have while you are on vacation in order to think of it as a vacation (i.e., silence, a body of water, tourist attractions, travel plans, ...).
Imagine you can go anywhere you want to go at this very moment. Now close your eyes and envision it. When you open your eyes, write about what you saw, even if it seemed jumbled.
Write a fictional scene of a character who is on vacation. Before you start writing, consider: Where are they? Are they alone? What are they hearing, feeling, touching, seeing, and tasting?
My response to today’s question:
First, I must mention that I understand vacationing is for the privileged, and I know there are many people who don't get the privilege of going on vacation often, or ever. But it is the weekend, and I think it could still be beneficial to daydream a little bit about taking a vacation, or to take a mental break and relax for a few minutes at the very least. You may not want to write something like what I did, in other words...
Today, when I closed my eyes and envisioned I was on vacation, what I wrote below is what surfaced for me, but it isn't necessarily relaxing...
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