The Napkin Project – what’s your story?

I just came across this great creative exercise run by Esquire Magazine. The Napkin Project.

250 napkins were sent out to writers, some famous, some not.

They had to write a short story on a napkin and send it back. Here are some of the results…

This is a great idea to start a creative workshop, to get the neurons working. Choose your theme. It could be a drawing, construct something with the napkin, or write something. A napkin is large enough to make it interesting in a short amount of time.

Napkin Project by Chris Paling
Napkin Project Neil Smith
Napkin Project Yiyun-Li.

You can find all the results here…

What would you write?


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