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Story Writing Exercises 1021: Friday 9 December

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.

1021-cats-30746_1280-smallBelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: obstinate, angel, talking, Annie, guilty
  2. Random: feeling sick
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: wish

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1020: Thursday 8 December

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.

1020-cash-1169650_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Nick, things, done, experience, translate
  2. Random: a terrible actress
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: writing group member (character 1), colleague (ch.2), piece of writing (object), village hall (location), nervous (trait), precious about their work (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1019: Wednesday 7 December

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.

1019-budgie-1401706_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: people, produce, Facebook, interested, hints
  2. Random: scrolling to the bottom of the page
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Following the lead…

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 1018: Tuesday 6 December

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.

1018-animals-44570_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: back, Sunday, join, park, country
  2. Random: composing a song
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Judging the Entries

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 1017: Monday 5 December

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.

1017-bratwurst-1194870_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: understand, roam, pinch, dump, bizarre
  2. Random: appearing on television
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character deserves happiness

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 1016: Friday 2 December

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.

1016-bird-548654_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: aware, lost, report, match, together
  2. Random: an unusual dachshund
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: bad

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 1015: Thursday 1 December

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.

1015-bike-306859_1280-smallBelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: heartache, worry, tears, died, sympathy
  2. Random: the break of dawn
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: Bill (character 1), Josie (ch.2), two dogs (object), park (location), argumentative (trait), one dog has been naughty (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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