Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Nifty exercise in writing and interpretation. I just found this website One Word, where you're given one minute to write whatever you want about one word. It's an exercise in trying not to over-think things (which is how I spend my entire life). Here's what I just wrote.


He tried not to think about his friends – what they were doing right now, pushing through the crowd, the heat. He knew his role and he was going to play it. He felt bulky and ungainly as he made his way up the steps to where the flag snapped in the breeze, his fingers at his waist, feeling for the switch.

Bit naff, I know. Here's what other people wrote about the same word.

Great website, kills a couple of hours for me at work. Really interesting to see what people write.
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