Story Writing Exercises 427: Wednesday 20th August

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: Esther, support, expecting, office, upstairs
  2. Random: an older brother
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: She didn’t stand when…

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Story Writing Exercises 426: Tuesday 19th August

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: caller, tidy, front, paved, small
  2. Random: a few years older
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: A String of Lights

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Story Writing Exercises 425: Monday 18th August

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: window, tinsel, property, competition, elaborate
  2. Random: a dumped washing machine
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is too tall for a new girlfriend

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Story Writing Exercises 424: Friday 15th August

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: dead, ghost, making, reply, American
  2. Random: Tom Richards
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: minute (time or tiny?)

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Story Writing Exercises 423: Thursday 14th August

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: easy, outline, pulled, nose, unpleasant
  2. Random: a glass of brandy
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: fireman (character 1), primary school teacher (ch.2), purse (object), kitchen (location), shy (trait), faulty wiring (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 422: Wednesday 13th August

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.

422 doorway 758481You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: frown, door, puzzle, easy, discover
  2. Random: fire escape
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Giving himself plenty of time…

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Story Writing Exercises 421: Tuesday 12th August

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: find, body, cut, expected, Barbara
  2. Random: sudden occurrence
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Knowing Too Well

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