Writing Prompt: Focus

This week’s writing prompt is all about focus and its importance in delivering clear, coherent writing.

A precise focus gives writing its meaning.

Writing that lacks a clear focus feels unmoored, more like an extended anecdote than a complete story. Readers don’t know what they are meant to notice. Even if the story is enjoyable, it probably won’t be memorable.

Let me know how you utilize focus to sharpen your writing!


If you found this writing prompt useful, why not check out the previous prompts:

Writing Prompt: Finding and Selecting Essential Detail

Writing Prompt: Use Unfamiliarity to Create Dramatic Tension