Quick write: Stormy weather sparks inspiration


Summer is making its slow descent into fall and many across the country are experiencing late season thunder and lightning storms.

(Flickr: MattysFlicks)

(Flickr: MattysFlicks)

What feelings well up inside you when you catch sight of dark, rain-laden clouds moving in your direction? Annoyed? Anxious? Intrigued?

Is there any part of you that feels inspired by the impending downpour to write ?

Read: It’s a wonderful, feel-good, rainy kind of day

Take a moment to consider the ever-changing skyscape outside your window — Nature’s own artistic palette. What do you see? How do the clouds move across the sky? Do they hover and hang low or sweep along at a brisk pace bringing rain or letting the sun streak through?

Could your current plot use an infusion of weather to move the narrative along?

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