Sunday, August 26, 2012
Crossword Puzzle Writing Prompts
LIMES By Smabs Sputzer
Here is an idea you can use for a writing prompt anytime. Find words in crossword puzzles.
Since it is the New York Times' crossword editor's birthday --- Happy Birthday, Will Shortz! ----- , in his honor I have picked words from a New York Times crossword puzzle for your creative writing prompts. The words are below. Pick 5-8 of them to use in a poem, story or scene. OR pick one that prompts a memory and write a little bit of creative nonfiction.
Here are your words:
Limes, hissy fit, overtures, cartoons, ripest, hiatus, netted,
suede, flame, taken, royal, onyx, used, seance, swooned, sanity