Story Writing Exercises 470: Friday 24th October

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.

470 heart ice 898289Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: knight, night, drawer, bridge, not
  2. Random: if only I’d done it yesterday
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: cheese

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Story Writing Exercises 469: Thursday 23rd October

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.

469 mugs 902820Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: shop, till, receipt, never, lonely
  2. Random: a little old lady acts brave
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: TV presenter (character 1), chef (ch.2), camera(object), TV studio (location), nervous (trait), stolen recipe (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 468: Friday 17th October

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.

468 stained-glass-praying-hands 912857Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: comfortable, today, planet, Mars, war
  2. Random: Katie’s describing something
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: tell

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Story Writing Exercises 467: Thursday 16th October

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.

467 strawberry 849425Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rude, strange, empathy, tea, this
  2. Random: a classical piece
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: farmer (character 1), treasure hunter (ch.2), metal detector (object), field (location), shy (trait), someone’s lying (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 466: Wednesday 15th October

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.

466 tshirt 811770Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: shell, egg, bird, rare, tell
  2. Random: All I wanted for Christmas
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Kissing the…

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Story Writing Exercises 465: Tuesday 14th October

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.

465 clock 872704Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: notoriety, fortitude, wisdom, teeth, ouch
  2. Random: dialogue-only piece about a first meeting
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Thermostats

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Story Writing Exercises 464: Monday 13th October

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.

464 roses 898757Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: down, feeling, dark, make, me
  2. Random: Coming out
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is too hot

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