Story Writing Exercises 1051: Friday 20 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (when using coupon codes)!

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.

1051-seagull-115618_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: against, shouldn’t, born, health, have
  2. Random: kind messages of condolences
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: anxious

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1050: Thursday 19 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (when using coupon codes)!

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.

1050-plate-1365542_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: British, American, Venezuela, silly, huge
  2. Random: a couple of months ago
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: football manager (character 1), player (ch.2), ball (object), football pitch (location), stubborn (trait), can’t resolve an argument (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1049: Wednesday 18 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (when using coupon codes)!

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.

1049-music-363276_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: spotlight, comfortable, dad, work, Duncan
  2. Random: taking a break
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Being in the…

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 1048: Tuesday 17 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (when using coupon codes)!

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.

1048-luggage-1482697_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: returned, van, leap, learn, outside
  2. Random: thirty miles away
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: No Idea

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 1047: Monday 16 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (when using coupon codes)!

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.

1047-house-1875850_640-aBelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: grabs, Warsaw, research, part, based
  2. Random: took too long to finish
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is on a cruise

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 1046: Friday 13 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1046-love-600488_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: romance, lot, from, came, 1000
  2. Random: two halves
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: clue

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 1045: Thursday 12 January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1045-kermit-1651325_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: involve, appear, 1900, breakfast, returning
  2. Random: trying to cover for legal purposes
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: a sports hero (character 1), schoolchild (ch.2), medal (object), school hall (location), over confident (trait), something’s gone missing (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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