Sunday, August 19, 2012
Orville Wright's Birthday Writing Prompt
"We were lucky enough to grow up in an environment where there was always much encouragement to children to pursue intellectual interests; to investigate whatever aroused curiosity." -Orville Wright
Today it is Orville Wright's birthday. He and his brother Wilbur launched the first successful flight of a "flying machine" in 1903. His quote above is about his childhood and curiosity.
Do you remember making inventions when you were a child? What did you learn from exploring curiosity?
For your creative writing prompt today, free-write for 10 minutes about your memories of your childhood curiosity.
After your free-write, take the subject and develop a short creative nonfiction piece, or a short story based on the theme, or a poem.