Story Writing Exercises 992: Monday 31 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

992-christmas-tree-231503Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: saying, maybe, resonate, own, pages
  2. Random: fashion commentary
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character has three days to prepare

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 991: Friday 28 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

991-chocolate-cake-854527Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: work, scene, thing, decimate, drama
  2. Random: Auntie Kitty was a nurse
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: five

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 990: Thursday 27 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

990-china-220046Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: structure, treasure, happy, regret, cry
  2. Random: during the war
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: milkman (character 1), Irish woman (ch.2), five dollar note (object), doorstep (location), nervous (trait), disputes the amount owed (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 989: Wednesday 26 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

989-candle-200558Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: five, France, sultana, photographer, canvas
  2. Random: pears and satsuma
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Bouncing off…

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 988: Tuesday 25 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

988-calculator-686254Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: observe, want, Vera, staring, response
  2. Random: finding treasure
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The Vast Ocean Between Them

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 987: Monday 24 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

987-bullfrog-702747Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: frost, cross, fox, hunter, arc
  2. Random: taking a look at the weather
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is about to turn twenty-one

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 986: Friday 21 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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

986-briefcase-76399Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: morning, soon, west, won’t, fragmented
  2. Random: a public meeting
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: puss

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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