Friday, February 16, 2007

A little writing exercise...

I found a website full of great creative writing exercises. Here’s one that I thought might be fun:


Fairy tales have happy endings. All of us know what happened in that mushy fairy tale, Cinderella. Yeah, it’s romantic, the prince actually finding Cinderella. They lived happily ever after but sometimes happy endings can be…boring. No zing, so predictable, so…happy. What if the shoe had fit one of the sisters? What would have happened then? Use your imagination here, be funny if you like, or serious, or be Alfred Hitchcock.

Write a new ending to the Cinderella story, this time with the shoe fitting one of the icky stepsisters. What would Prince Charming do? How would Cinderella react? What about the Fairy Godmother?

Post your ‘story’ here on my blog or on your own if you prefer. I can’t wait to read your results.

2 comments:

Bronwen Cleathero said...

Sounds fun think I'll join in on this one.

Danielle said...

YAY, a taker!! I can't wait to see what you come up with, Bronwen