Starter for you and your writing: Take it from here!

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           Ok, I’ve had a marvelous time in Phuket, Thailand, and soon I’ll be off to Malacca, Malaysia. In the meantime, it’s time to get back to the writing. Here’s a starter to get us going this week…

First, read this beginning from “River of Toys,” by Edward Allen:

I love to walk with my eyes closed. At night, coming back to my apartment from work, there are almost no cars on the road, and I can walk and walk until I hear a car coming up behind me, or until I see through my closed eyelids the light of one coming toward me. . .

Try this:

Continue the scene, showing what MAKES him open his eyes THIS time!





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