Today’s Writing Prompt: Cleaning out

Write a scene centered around a character who is cleaning out their bedroom closet because they’re getting ready to move. They encounter an object that makes them stop and reflect on something major that happened to them in the past. This reflection makes the character feel something specific about their upcoming move.

Tip for completing today’s writing prompt:

Answer the following questions before you start completing today’s writing prompt:

  • Why is your character moving? Are they moving alone?

  • What is the object your character encounters? Describe it in as much detail as possible.

  • What is your character feeling after their reflection? Hopeful, apprehensive, regretful, etc.?