Story Writing Exercises 731: Friday 30th October

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 half price (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.

731 hospital 524244Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bus, undo, string, baby, squeak
  2. Random: going away with Anna
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: entertainment

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 730: Thursday 29th October

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 half price (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.

730 horse 673070Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: listen, sometime, bank, mint, choke
  2. Random: quitting his job
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: hospital worker (character 1), patient (ch.2), television (object), hospital (location), argumentative (trait), the TV isn’t working (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 729: Wednesday 28th October

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 half price (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.

729 horror scifi 698458Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: change, Harry, great, matter, scene
  2. Random: “I’m sorry”
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Picking up the toy…

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 728: Tuesday 27th October

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 half price (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.

728 headphones 851766Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: sorry, knowing, face, slump, want
  2. Random: you have to live alone
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Finding Something

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 727: Monday 26th October

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 half price (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: head, centre, sun, saint, brilliant
  2. Random: looking tired
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is trying to keep calm

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 726: Friday 23rd October

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 half price (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.

726 crumpled contract 121960Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: restless, change, blue, early, eyes
  2. Random: sending someone to sleep
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: square

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 725: Thursday 22nd October

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 half price (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.

725 contract 52245Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: slim, trim, poppy, fraud, flaw
  2. Random: dropped with a thud
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: lifeguard (character 1), swimmer (ch.2), new uniform (object), job centre (location), hopeful (trait), a light isn’t working (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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