Story Writing Exercises 434: Monday 1st September

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

434 Picking blueberry 900805Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: cries, something, sometimes, somewhere, now
  2. Random: letting go
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is unable to hang on to something

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Story Writing Exercises 433: Friday 29th August

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAYou can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: she, anywhere, strange, anything, same
  2. Random: flowers in your window
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4.  One-word prompt: brain

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Story Writing Exercises 432: Thursday 28th August

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

432 grip 857202You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: do, buy, ship, coming, drove
  2. Random: no one to rely on
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: stagehand (character 1), pianist (ch.2), gun (object), concert hall (location), too quiet (trait), stuck for words (dilemma)

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).

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Story Writing Exercises 431: Wednesday 27th August

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

431 girl thru door 863361You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: that, doing, every, hurts, body
  2. Random: what’s the point?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: This could be the last…

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).

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Story Writing Exercises 430: Tuesday 26th August

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

430 Old door 895421You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: night, alone, sure, enough, close
  2. Random: insomnia
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The Longest Day

 

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Story Writing Exercises 429: Friday 22nd August

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

429 fishing 863892You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: initial, plenty, reassure, looking, finally
  2. Random: the previous evening
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: floor

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).

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Story Writing Exercises 428: Thursday 21st August

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

428 PARIS 794243You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: facing, corner, high, decorate, shiny
  2. Random: watching him closely
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: husband (character 1), boyfriend (ch.2), central heating dial (object), living room (location), jealous (trait), lack of sleep (dilemma)

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).

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