Story Writing Exercises 802: Monday 8th February

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

802 postman 656288Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: copy, lines, worlds, telegram, sign
  2. Random: a fake
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is about to undergo a potentially hazardous journey

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 801: Friday 5th February

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

801 poetry 938401Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: way, wait, whale, watch, whinge
  2. Random: waiting for a stranger
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: close

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 800: Thursday 4th February

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

800 plan 129150Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: girl, boy, willing, skinny, together
  2. Random: an unexpected gift
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: maid (character 1), lady of the manor (ch.2), necklace (object), scullery (location), dishonest (trait), unfairly accused (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 799: Wednesday 3rd February

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

799 pizza 932053Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: neck, hand, grip, squeeze, throw
  2. Random: being rough
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Following his advice….

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 798: Tuesday 2nd February

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

798 Pitching 871776Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: lousy, cop, choice, right, found
  2. Random: she knew his name
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Kissing the Enemy

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 797: Monday 1st February

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

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  1. Keywords: suit, tie, set, jet, thank
  2. Random: an ungrateful birthday girl
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is planning a murder

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 796: Friday 29th January

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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.

796 pick 930902Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: beer, whole, spoke, Sebastian, millionaire
  2. Random: on the corner of the street
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: look

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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