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Story Writing Exercises 878: Tuesday 24th May

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.

878 baby shoes 859299Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: remember, popper, hysterics, bar, Soho
  2. Random: when did I do that?
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The Great Unwashed

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 877: Monday 23rd May

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.

877 astronaut 115124Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: carpet, threw, dead, pair, board
  2. Random: his mate Jamie
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is worried about tomorrow

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 876: Friday 20th May

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.

876 hook 628773Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: sad, second, June, knickers, weekend
  2. Random: wandering the streets
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: tube

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 875: Thursday 19th May

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.

875 hollywood 969397Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: oy!, 1942, break, ambulance, programme
  2. Random: matching three symbols
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: party reveller (character 1), policeman (ch.2), bottle of beer (object), high street (location), drunk (trait), arresting someone familiar (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 874: Wednesday 18th May

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.

874 Henry 212922Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: mannequin, life, scare, you, button
  2. Random: a beer gut
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: As the addiction took hold…

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 873: Tuesday 17th May

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.

873 accounts 194459Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: cat, Alan, smile, sofa, news
  2. Random: a little story causing a big stir
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: A More Realistic Impression

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 872: Monday 16th May

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.

872 worry 948421Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: missed, asleep, alien, chilly, real
  2. Random: driving me potty
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character can’t understand what someone else is saying

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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