Writing Prompts

A Writing Prompt from Neela Vaswani, author of YOU HAVE GIVEN ME A COUNTRY

Each Friday we post one new writing prompt created by a Sarabande author. Prompts like this one are included in our online Reader's Guides along with discussion questions and suggested reading to accompany each title. So if you can't wait a week for the next prompt, visit our Reader's Guide page to find them all in one place!

This week's Friday Writing Prompt comes from Neela Vaswani, author of You Have Given Me a Country (2010).

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Write about what you find beautiful. Make sure your personal politics—how you see the world, and why—shapes your response.