Monthly Archives: June 2014

Story Writing Exercises 390: Monday 30th June

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: light, orchestra, alone, only, around
  2. Random: late again
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is ungrateful for a friend’s help

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 389: Friday 27th June

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: apple, sneeze, unicorn, amour, armour
  2. Random: three hundred and eighty-nine
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: rubble

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 388: Thursday 26th June

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: owner, willing, hire, present, munch
  2. Random: write an article for a magazine of your choice (and submit it!)
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: Japanese (character 1), Canadian (ch.2), magazine (object), forest (location), enchanting (trait), waiting too long (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 387: Wednesday 25th June

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: quit, found, dump, scrounge, breathe
  2. Random: down on their luck
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: They had become…

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 386: Tuesday 24th June

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: moon, park, humiliate, drunk, cap
  2. Random: the book had shown him
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Purpose

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Story Writing Exercises 385: Monday 23rd June

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: obvious, predictable, fairest, sacred, apple
  2. Random: boiling water
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is grateful for something small

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 384: Friday 20th June

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: real, slow, extensive, transport, navigate
  2. Random: a homeless woman
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: highlight

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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