5 Prompt Friday

June 5, 2009 at 12:02 am

“There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt. ”
~ Audre Lorde
So, let’s “borrow” somebody else’s ideas and…

Let’s go to the Movies!  Select one of the movie scenes below and rewrite the story with a new feeling.

  1. Another World: From Zathura: your character opens his front door and outside is…
  2. Switch Hitter: From The Sandlot: instead of a baseball field the neighborhood kids are fighting for, it’s a …
  3. Orphaned: From Hotel for Dogs: what if the characters were trying to save wild horses instead of stray dogs?
  4. Merged Sports: From the idea behind Happy Gilmore, what if the main character was a racehorse jockey turned rodeo clown?
  5. Scream Scene: From Monster House: Some other inanimate object or location is haunted with a dead person’s unrested soul…

Can you think of any other movie plots that would make a great story idea if twisted up a bit?

Discuss…

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