Today, include a little foreshadowing of what will happen after your story has ended. Is this in fact merely a new beginning? Will the tale continue? How will the characters go on with their lives after the whirlwind they have just experienced?And.... include some congratulations and partying, too.:-)
Today make everything in your writing joyous. Have joyous trees, roads, food, gestures, clothes. Let every word sing, we have reached the end and we are happy. Or make it all tragic, depending on the ending of your novel.
Today write a big declamatory speech. It could be your villain, revealing his dastardly plot to a strangely passive audiennce; it might be your main character declaring his position on life, love and everything she has encountered on her journey. It could be a wrap up speech to tie together all the loose ends you've... Continue Reading →
Today include an ignoble emotion in your story: jealousy, irritation, intolerance, anger. It might be something your character experiences, or it might be displayed by a minor character they encounter. But big it up, as the end is near!
Today write about the obstacles in a journey, perhaps a mundane journey or a climactic, life changing one. Include plenty of detail about what kept your characters from proceeding smoothly.
Today, write aabout a wish. Maybe it has been fulfilled during the course of the story, or is still waiting to happen. Have a character reflect on his or her or its wishes.
Today write about sleeping arrangements. Are your characters loners or are they by now getting it together with other charcaters? How are they handling this detail of their adventure? Describe bedding and pre bed routines.
Today write about cooking for other people. Have a character provide food for another character or write about your characters visiting a cafe or dining room. Describe the food and the cooking process.
Today, include an animal in yor writing. Make it a character, give it its own scene, have your charcatersv relate to it.
(Return to the Welcome Page to see more about writing the Jigsaw Novel.)These prompts are for guidance and inspiration during Nanowrimo.Today:Include the weather and/or season in what your write today. Give your scenes a sense of the time of year.