Writing Prompt from The Write-Brain Workbook by Bonnie Neubauer
“Let’s Face It”- This prompt contains a list of facial features to choose from. The goal is to circle attributes and then use them to embody a character using the given first line “No one ever said I was…”. Below are the facial features I chose:
Face Shape: heart Skin Type: fair Eye Shape: crescent Eye Color: blue
Nose: button Cheeks: rosy Hair Color: silver Hair Texture: straight
Mouth/Lips: full Teeth: pearly Chin/Jaw: square chin Other: heavy cosmetics
“No one ever said I was…”
pretty but I wanted to be the prettiest. I wanted to be ethereal and perfect so I became an elf. Not a real elf of course.
What I became was a cosplayer. I used make up and wigs to become exactly what I’d always wanted to be. And people loved it. They just didn’t know who I really was inside.