Story Writing Exercises 666: Friday 31st July

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.

666 shoes 866699Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stirring, gunshot, devil, church, appeal
  2. Random: a tame wild animal
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: howl

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 665: Thursday 30th July

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.

665 scissors 668039Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: word, year, next, early, evening
  2. Random: a family room
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: sex worker (character 1), undercover policewoman (ch.2), a lie (object), a back street (location), secretive (trait), too late (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 664: Wednesday 29th July

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.

664 rose 970207Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: drunk, mum’s, stay, Caroline, justify
  2. Random: a stepfather
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Booking 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 663: Tuesday 28th July

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.

663 robin 661571Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: mash, disrupt, destroy, damaged, run
  2. Random: a parking meter
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Here Not There

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 662: Monday 27th July

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.

653 pov blue eye 46282Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: mild, work, casket, basket, Lancashire
  2. Random: 46 minutes past the hour
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Your character has tried alcohol for the first time

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 661: Friday 24th July

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.

661 rejection 930941Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: milling, malt, condition top, family
  2. Random: a major in the army
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: pleased

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 660: Thursday 23rd July

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.

660 red car 751617Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bit, eclectic, brewery, jigsaw, printed
  2. Random: trying really hard
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: customer (character 1), manager (ch.2), shire (object), gift shop (location), lacking in confidence (trait), has writer’s block (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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