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Creative Writing Prompt 8: Packing a Suitcase

Write a scene where a character packs a suitcase.

Questions to Consider:

  1. Where is the character going?
  2. Is the trip for work or pleasure?
  3. Is the packing precise and ordered or does she toss items in the suitcase?
  4. Does the character like traveling?
  5. Is she anticipating the trip with pleasure or dread?
  6. How long will she be gone?
  7. Is anyone traveling with her?
  8. Does she wish someone could accompany her? If so, who?
  9. What items does she pack?
  10. What is she thinking about as she packs?

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