Playwriting Teaching Drama

The Brainstormer

Having trouble jump starting your brain? Try the Brainstormer! This digital wheel of chance was created by Andrew Bosley and may be just the ticket when you want to write but don’t know where to start. Or, you’re looking for an exercise to get you going before setting down to whatever project you’re working on.

You’ve got three rings: story conflict/ objects, people, places/ styles, adjectives. Push the random button and The Brainstormer will spin, spin, spin and choose item from each ring.

Push the button, watch the wheel spin and write a scene using whatever comes up. No cheating, don’t take another spin on the wheel because you don’t like what The Brainstormer gives you. That’s how you flex your creativity muscle, by putting it to work when inspiration isn’t exactly striking…..

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Lindsay Price