Story Writing Exercises 489: Thursday 20th November

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.

489 laughing lion 898171Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bearing, feeling, touch, hands, things
  2. Random: jumping three feet
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: council official (character 1), road worker (ch.2), circle (object), underground (location), tired (trait), argument (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 488: Wednesday 19th November

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.

488 barn 925888Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: hill, glue, grin, poppy, tower
  2. Random: the last one to know
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Not only did…

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 487: Tuesday 18th November

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.

487 bridge 920126Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: fade, 15 minutes, time, here, explanation
  2. Random: being too early
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Street Spirit

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 486: Monday 17th November

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.

486 racoon 836122Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: feel, dear, beating, out, possession
  2. Random: swallowing it whole
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4.  Monday Monologue: Your character has to organise a big party

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 485: Friday 14th November

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.

485 man 869705Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: adoption, great, soft, hollow, fight
  2. Random: hope and fear
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: room

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Story Writing Exercises 484: Thursday 13th November

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.

484 keys 838417Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: power, normal, care, lovely, scary
  2. Random: meeting someone new
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: mannequin (character 1), window dresser (ch.2), coat (object), shop window (location), annoyed (trait), something’s too small (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 483: Wednesday 12th November

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.

483 a-pair-of-pears 908373Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: process, whittle, not, serious, dedicated
  2. Random: going through the motions (as a theme not a cliché)
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: A much more heartwarming…

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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