Story Writing Exercises 518: Wednesday 31st 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.

518 ethnic containers 844621Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: gate, disappointed, begin, crawl, ears
  2. Random: an erotic truth
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: It began again…

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Story Writing Exercises 517: Tuesday 30th 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.

517 heart and flowers 844567Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: choked, kept, walking, something, regret
  2. Random: crossing a road
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Starting the Conversation

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Story Writing Exercises 516: Monday 29th 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.

516 woman 849651Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  • Keywords: story, nodded, paused, OK, here
  • Random: not to be beaten
  • Picture: what does this inspire?
  • Monday Monologue: Your character is taking a Sunday morning walk

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Story Writing Exercises 515: Friday 26th 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.

515 butterfly 846500Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: snatch, coat, shade, elevator, gag
  2. Random: a posh party
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: bottle

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Story Writing Exercises 514: Thursday 25th 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.

514 castle 849688Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: outnumbered, switch, continue, filling, glass
  2. Random: the second half
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: footballer (character 1), fan (ch.2), shirt (object), changing room (location), secretive (trait), distressed person (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 513: Wednesday 24th 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.

513 smoke 849844Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rummage, cradle, arm, vodka, freezer
  2. Random: a bored student
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Just trying get to a rise…

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Story Writing Exercises 512: Tuesday 23rd 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.

512 skull 849877Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: chair, crooked, Suzanne, blond, spike
  2. Random: a weird haircut
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Speaking of Witch

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