Daily, genre-inspired writing prompts for authors, teachers, and journaling

Journaling + Fiction – October 5

“Advertising isn’t about truth or fairness or rationality, but about mobilising deeper and more primitive layers of the human mind.”
Brian Eno

Journal prompt: Spend at least 20 minutes writing about the advertisement you believe has most manipulated your experience.

Fiction writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist buys something s/he can’t afford because the advertisement for it is too compelling.

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