Monthly Archives: May 2014

Story Writing Exercises 369: Friday 30th May

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.

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  1. Keywords: pencil, scribble, preservation, alone, experience
  2. Random: unlike anything else
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: nourish

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 368: Thursday 29th May

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.

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  1. Keywords: part, story, interesting, feeling, flush
  2. Random: an unexplained feeling
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: Beth (character 1), Stella (ch.2), shawl (object), Germany (location), changeable (trait), found out she’s not her sister (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 367: Wednesday 28th May

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.

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  1. Keywords: lady, known, consequence, looks, doesn’t
  2. Random: alive eyes
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Are we meant to feel…?

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 366: Tuesday 27th May

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.

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  1. Keywords: terrible, relief, over, next, last
  2. Random: fourteen-year-old
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Fairy Tale Logic

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 365: Monday 26th May

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.

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  1. Keywords: today, fearful, joy, fingers, brew
  2. Random: bad hair day
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character has stolen something

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 364: Friday 23rd May

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.

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  1. Keywords: gone, ban, cuisine, world, blind
  2. Random: a Danish pastry
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: threat

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 363: Thursday 22nd May

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.

363 bicycle 728889You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: weather, television, game, quote, day
  2. Random: milestone anniversary
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: TV presenter (character 1), fan (ch.2), letter (object), office (location), scary (trait), missing address (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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