For the last stream, we did one of my favorite writing exercises: swapping a half-written story with someone and finishing it.
For the stream, faithful viewer Octavia Memories volunteered to participate in the story swap. We both began with the same auto-generated sentence, then wrote for half an hour, swapped stories, and finished the other’s story.
This was always one of my favorite exercises to do during IRL writing workshops, since you can see all the different directions people take the same information. Not only does the same opening sentence lead to completely different starts, but then the endings can become totally different beasts than the beginning.
The sentence we started with was: “She advised him to come back at once.” Here’s the stories we came up with: