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Story Writing Exercises 1477: Monday 10th Sept

Below are your four story exercises for today. You can do them in any order. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

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 (when using coupon codes) and the other two are FREE!

When you’ve finished, pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.I also run Morgen’s Free Monday Creative Writing Q&A Mentorship on Facebook. Do join us and pick my brain. 🙂

So here are your prompts:

  1. Keywords: forest, journalist, Will, ruin, set
  2. Random: a stunning view
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is a supermarket at lunchtime and the place is deserted

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).

See below for explanations of the prompts, they do vary… Continue reading

February Writing Competitions

competition 612589Below are some February-deadline competitions for a variety of formats…
See http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/competitions-calendar for regularly-held (weekly, monthly, quarterly etc) and competitions later in the year.