Creative Writing Warm Up Activity: Fall/Halloween Edition – Part 3 “Trick or Treat”

Wishing I had pumpkins the size of squirrels

Halloween is not a one sided holiday. This holiday is about both the naughty and the nice, not one or the other like American Christmas where the nice get presents and the naughty get nothing. Halloween is about good and evil together. In this writing activity, it is fun to imagine something good doing something bad, or something bad doing something good. The Villain helps a child or the Hero tells a lie.

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Creative Writing Warm Up Activity: Fall/Halloween Edition – Part 2 “Frights”

Haunted Forest from my trip to Maui

Sometimes using feelings and emotions can work to pump up your creative writing energy! For example, many people like telling ghost stories or thinking about scary things in the month of October in the United States as the holiday “Halloween” approaches. Here’s an example of writing in response to emotion, using ideas and imagery that I relate to fear:

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