How to Turn a City into Stories: Prompts to Create Stories Around Town
How to Turn a City into Stories is designed to inspire you to create stories, poems, or personal essays on your travels through the city or from the comfort of your writing desk.
These thought-provoking story ideas will get you writing in parks and art galleries, in cafés, on the street, and in departments stores. The How to Turn a City into Stories Writing Map will prompt you to write about strangers in bars, go shopping for characters, and tell the story of a life through works of art. Whether you’re writing fiction, poetry or a travel blog, How to Turn a City into Stories invites you to set off on writing adventures in new places as well as in those cities you call home.
The writing exercises can be done as brief warm-ups or used for long-term projects. Write an anecdote or an entire novel! How to Turn a City into Stories will inspire you to explore any city in new and surprising ways. With creative writing prompts, story ideas and suggestions of places to write, this Writing Map is a one-stop shop of creativity.
The Writing Map is devised and written by Shaun Levin with illustrations by Andrew Carter. The A3 map (297x420mm) folds down to A6 (105x148mm, postcard size), and is printed on 170gsm bond paper in England.