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Writing prompt - real life/fantasy

Updated: May 21

Are you looking to develop and explore your writing skill. Well then writing prompts can be the perfect way to do so. This was a writing prompt generated by AI, it's a great way to explore your love of literature while also playing around with your own creativity. Remember that there is no right or wrong way to interact with this prompt. Take some time to try out different approaches, take a step out of your comfort zone and have fun with it.

This is a prompt that is a mixture between real life writing and fantasy. However, this prompt is so vast, depending on which way you go with it, you may also find that you're writing a mixture of genres, from romance to science fiction too.

Lets go:

Write a story about a person who discovers they have the ability to enter books and interact with the characters and plots within them.

At first, they see it as a thrilling adventure, but they soon realize that their actions in these fictional worlds have real consequences, both for the characters they encounter and for their own life outside of the books.

Explore the moral dilemmas they face as they navigate between multiple realities and try to find a way to balance their newfound power with the responsibilities it brings.

Some writing tips to help you along the way:

Establish Rules and Limitations: Define the rules and limitations of your protagonist's ability to enter books. Are there certain types of books they can enter? Can they interact with any character, or are there limitations? Understanding these boundaries will help maintain consistency in your story.

Develop Complex Characters:

Create well-rounded characters, both within the books and in the protagonist's real life. Each character should have their own motivations, fears, and desires, which may influence how they react to the protagonist's presence.

Explore Themes:

Consider the themes you want to explore in your story, such as the power of storytelling, the consequences of our actions, or the blurred lines between reality and fiction. Use your protagonist's journey to delve into these themes in meaningful ways.

Build Tension:

Introduce conflicts and obstacles that challenge your protagonist's ability to navigate between worlds. This could include moral dilemmas, conflicts with characters in the books, or consequences that arise from their actions within the fictional worlds.

Show, Don't Tell:

Instead of simply telling the reader about the protagonist's experiences, show them through vivid descriptions and immersive scenes. Use sensory details to bring the worlds within the books to life and convey the emotional impact of the protagonist's journey.

Foreshadowing and Suspense:

Use foreshadowing to hint at future events and build suspense throughout the story. Drop subtle clues about the consequences of the protagonist's actions, both within the books and in the real world, to keep readers engaged and eager to find out what happens next.

Resolution and Growth:

Provide a satisfying resolution to the story that ties up loose ends and reflects the protagonist's growth throughout their journey. Consider how their experiences in the fictional worlds have changed them and what lessons they have learned along the way.

Most importantly, remember to have fun with this prompt. It's a really exciting idea with so much potential. Just remember that at the end of the day, it's a prompt. It doesn't have to be perfect. And don't forget, no matter how good of a writer you are, your draft is always going to be shit!


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