Monthly Archives: May 2015

Story Writing Exercises 621: Friday 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

621 pumpkins 870086Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: take, cope, brother, together, twinkle
  2. Random: getting someone drunk
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: throat

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 620: Thursday 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

620 jelly 876626Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: remember, bomb, letter, alive, stop
  2. Random: introducing someone un/familiar
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: Elvis (character 1), cat (ch.2), pair of glasses (object), meeting room (location), always late (trait), growing impatient (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 619: Wednesday 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

620 phone 876094Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: negotiate, being, erratic, say, problems
  2. Random: living at someone else’s house
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Looking over…

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 618: Tuesday 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

618 girl 930655Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: second, important, Catherine, separated, recover
  2. Random: the first fifteen minutes
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Walking Over

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 617: Monday 25th 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

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

  1. 617 feather 897106Keywords: could, shiny, table, reflection, sitting
  2. Random: wants to know more
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: Your character is questioning some information

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 616: Friday 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

616 dog 953619Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: enrich, enlightenment, dialogue, OK, people
  2. Random: lost his wallet
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: picture

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 615: Thursday 21st 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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

615 castle 877544Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: dark, darling, edit, process, paragraph
  2. Random: to judge someone better
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: barmaid (character 1), customer (ch.2), bell (object), pub (location), sad (trait), doesn’t want to leave when the pub closes (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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