Story Writing Exercises 339: Friday 18th April

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: time, mine, bell, celebrate, fun
2. Random: a marriage that’s run its course
3. Picture: what does this inspire?
4. One-word prompt: trying

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Story Writing Exercises 338: Thursday 17th April

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: white, black, blue, red, crime, orange
2. Random: splashes of loyalty
3. Picture: what does this inspire?
4. Mixed bag: singer (character 1), single man (ch.2), song (object), library (location), too quiet (trait), mobile phone ringing (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 337: Wednesday 16th April

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: bright, clever, light, bulb, twist
2. Random: too loud then too quiet
3. Picture: what does this inspire?
4. Sentence start: As the music started,…

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Story Writing Exercises 336: Tuesday 15th April

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: peace, piece, apple, banana, bowl
2. Random: unfair accusation
3. Picture: what does this inspire?
4. Tuesday Title: The Punishment Fits

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Story Writing Exercises 335: Monday 14th April

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: romance, thrilling, erotic, script, litany
2. Random: playing away
3. Picture: what does this inspire?
4. Monday Monologue: Your character has forgotten the words

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Story Writing Exercises 334: Friday 11th April

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: gardening, song, tea, bucket, mesh
  2. Random: a killer smile
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: hassle

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Story Writing Exercises 333: Thursday 10th April

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: promise, careless, laugh, cut, bring
  2. Random: changes her mind
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: random stranger (character 1), housewife (ch.2), swing (object), behind a tree (location), absent-minded (trait), too casual (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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