Today, let your autocorrect guide your writing. It just might unleash some creative ideas and impulses you didn’t realize you had. Keep reading to see the full writing prompt, as well as my completed version of it.

Today’s Writing Prompt: Autocorrect Prompt #1

Today, try to write a coherent five-sentence paragraph using your autocorrect. The first three words of each of the five sentences will be provided below. And for an example of how to complete this writing prompt, see the completed version of today’s writing prompt below, as well.

Start sentence one with: “There he stood…

Start sentence two with: “He said he… “

Start sentence three with: “And I wanted…”

Start sentence four with: “However, it was…”

Start sentence five with: “So here we…”

This prompt is designed to get you started writing today, so feel free to keep adding to what you write with your autocorrect if you feel inspired to do so.

Completed Version of Today’s Writing Prompt

… , by K.E. Creighton

There he stood in front of me to blaze me with his right index finger. He said he would be able to start a conversation about where women stand. And I wanted to write with a publisher about this instead and only thought I’d ask. However, it was right after the initial meeting with my father and his personality wasn’t very easy. So here we were in rehab together with the torture of our family and business matters.

[All Rights Reserved by K.E. Creighton and Creighton’s Compositions LLC. The above work is a piece of fiction. All names and locations referred to are the product of the author’s imagination and are used entirely for fictional purposes. Any similarities to real-life persons or places are purely coincidental.]

Notes on Completing this Writing Prompt

This was an interesting writing prompt to complete. At first, I thought what my autocorrect helped me write was nonsensical. But the more I read what I wrote above, the more I see something I could salvage into a real story. This exercise definitely got my more creative wheels spinning, so in that regard, it was very useful.

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