Notebooking Daily Writing Exercise March 16, 2015

Daily Exercise Genre: Narrative thread.

Take the following story aspect and work it into a piece, whether poetry or prose, whether you explore what led up to this place in the story, it begins with the thread, or the thread is merely a tiny aspect of the story that has crystallized around the original image. However you choose to write it, use the following as a jumping off point.

Today's thread is...

Fish realize that they can swim in the air and emerge onto the space above land, eating insects, slipping through open windows and disobeying the laws of gravity as we thought we thought we knew them.

This could be just part of a dream, it could be magic realism, it could be a surreal fable that recalls Russell Edson, whatever you feel like.