I found this link via the "Popular" listings on del.icio.us. This page has an "Imagination Prompt Generator", where, at the touch of a button, one can get ideas for one’s blog, journal, or essay assigned by a sadistic teacher. Here are a few gems…
Describe your first ‘crush’. What was the person like?
Could you stay in bed all day and think?
Describe a ‘sound’ from your childhood. What was it? When did you hear it? What does it bring to mind?
Describe your Sundays as a mother/father or as a child.
My favorite movies right now are…
Gee, now I really feel inspired. I think I’ll go whip out that novel that I’ve had on a shelf for awhile. My thoughts – if someone is relying on this to get their imagination in gear, they probably have no business writing in the first place.