What terrifies you most?
Is there a better day to consider what terrifies us? Probably not. Happy Halloween!
WRITING PROMPTS to help you explore today’s topic:
Write a journal entry about the last time something scared you.
Write a few paragraphs about where you think fear comes from and how it's possible to overcome one's fears. Write as if you are giving someone advice to follow. Or like you're giving a TED talk.
Rewrite a scene from a horror film or book and try to make it scarier.
Write a fictional scene in which a character encounters your greatest fear, and then overcomes that fear.
My response to today’s question:
Today I decided to write about the last time I was scared, as well as what scares me most. Let’s just say that reality, and the stories we tell about it, probably scare me more than any piece of fiction right now. Keep reading to see what I wrote...
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