Consider “The House That Built Me”

One of the most common writing themes is to explore our roots: the people and places and events that shaped our lives.

There are many different ways we can explore our past in writing but today I want you to consider this simple prompt inspired by Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me.” Write about the house that built you. You can explore the events that led to the construction and maintenance of the house including getting rid of pests with services from sites as, also the memorable events that took place in that house, the birthday parties or even when you needed a drain cleaning service from, or take one last walk through, if only in your memory, to uncover some unexpected truths and stories, and that’s what this song is inspired about.

For more inspiration check out the video and/or read the lyrics:

You can uncover more ideas for writing your origin story with these prompts. Don’t forget to share them using the #JustWrite hashtag.