Summer Workshop Prompt #2
Synesthesia is a condition in which two or more of the five senses are involuntarily and automatically joined together. There are many forms of synesthesia
, including the belief that letters, numbers, and words have a certain color attached. (Fun fact: the Leon's muggle is a sound/color synesthete (also known as chromesthesia
Choose a character, and one form of synesthesia. Write a piece in which two of the five senses are inexplicably linked for that character. Maybe sounds have certain textures to them, or a words are different colors. The synesthesia can add a new layer to your descriptions of these senses. It can also provide a confusing phenomenon for your character - how do others react to being told that Beethoven's Fifth is blue, or that the number eight smells like daisies?
How do I start?
three simple steps
1. Start a new thread in the Summer Workshop forum. It should be called Workshop Prompt 41B: [Title of your piece]
2. Write your piece, following the prompt above.
3. Review the pieces of others (see How To Workshop
Feel free to PM me if you have any questions, and happy writing!