Story Writing Exercises 510: Friday 19th December

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.

510 sweets 907671Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: pretend, carrying, beat, rear, hard
  2. Random: an old-fashioned fireplace
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: devastation

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Story Writing Exercises 509: Thursday 18th December

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.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stage, off, bad, pulled, plug
  2. Random: fighting in private
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: Rob (character 1), Dave (ch.2), plate (object), dining room (location), loud (trait), bad manners (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 508: Wednesday 17th December

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.

508 dog on beach 908160Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: somewhere, sack, manager, pay, remind
  2. Random: a terrible contract
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: They thought about the words…

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Story Writing Exercises 507: Tuesday 16th December

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.

507 Mute Swan Landing 856707Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: knock, blood, wait, written, laid
  2. Random: a winning lottery ticket
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Going Through Everything

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Story Writing Exercises 506: Monday 15th December

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.

506 sand 870261Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: apparent, hesitation, mouth, halfway, spoken
  2. Random: a mocking toast
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is angry with his mother

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Story Writing Exercises 505: Friday 12th December

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.

505 steps 904819Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: again, alive, albatross, stuff, weird
  2. Random: an unexpected treat
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: hold

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Story Writing Exercises 504: Thursday 11th December

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.

504 field 876569Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: harvest, light, send, tonight, start
  2. Random: finding a way
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: Amorous lover (character 1), lonely housewife (ch.2), saucepan (object), front doorstep (location), lonely (trait), concealing something (dilemma)

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