Craft a Scene: Play With Your Words Writing Prompt #65


“The whole town was in an uproar.”

Think about this statement.

  • What town?
  • Why?
  • What happened?
  • Who was involved?
  • How did it get resolved?


Write the scene inspired by this statement, remembering to include:

  • characters who are unique individuals
  • characters with wants and hopes and dreams
  • a concrete, defined setting
  • a problem to suck the reader in
  • action to pull the reader along


When done, read what you’ve written with your writing partners or share as a comment. Compliment each other on the strengths of your stories. Ask each other questions that can help to make any of the fictional elements more distinct.