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Story Writing Exercises 949: Wednesday 31st August

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.

949 frown 533211Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: straight, single, bar, kingfisher, toe
  2. Random: a love potion
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Catching the…

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 948: Tuesday 30th August

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.

948 free 915012Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Miriam, lost, trawl, beat, stitch
  2. Random: just over a year
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Costs the Earth

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 947: Monday 29th August

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.

947 dognap 147450Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: unsure, going, dream, boy, know
  2. Random: leaving everything to him
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is going out for the evening

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 946: Friday 26th August

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.

946 flowers 184924Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: water, lucky, glass, flavoured, common
  2. Random: pottering around in the garden
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: sin

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 945: Thursday 25th August

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.

945 flash 943705Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Frankfurt, manage, bag, mess, two-fold
  2. Random: easy jigsaw puzzle
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: gardener (character 1), jigsaw puzzler (ch.2), clock (object), patio (location), argumentative (trait), can’t agree on what to spend time on (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 944: Wednesday 24th August

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.

944 bus 653612Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: going, weeny, while, tragedy, ready
  2. Random: not a grill as such
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: As I start my life…

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 943: Tuesday 23rd August

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.

943 finger print 937723Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: love, book, token, seems, Paul
  2. Random: the perfect climate
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: An Insatiable Thirst

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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