Writing Scavenger Hunt

Want something fun to do to get you motivated for your next writing session?

How about a scavenger hunt?!

1, Find out what the scariest moment is for Stephen King, On Writing.

2. Find out who said the quote, “All you have to do is write one true sentence that you know.”

3. Find out how many words there are in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

4. Find out how many sonnets that Shakespeare wrote.

5. Find out who won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 2019.

6. Find out what the #1 greatest written work was according to Britannica.

7. Find out what book by Celeste Ng is on the New York Times’ Best-Seller’s List.

8. Find the #15 article on The New Yorker from 2019.


Answers

  1. “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
  2. Ernest Hemingway said, “All you have to do is write one true sentence that you know.”
  3. There are 107,253 words in the third Harry Potter book.
  4. Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets.
  5. Eliza Griswold won the Pulitzer Prize in 2019 for her general nonfiction story of Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
  6. Anna Karenina was the #1 greatest work according to Britannica.
  7. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng is on the New York Times’ Best-Seller’s List.
  8. “Ghosts in the House” by Hilton Als was the #15 article for 2019 according to The New Yorker.

Did you get them all?