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Story Writing Exercises 086: Tuesday 30th 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: mountain, opera, horse, printer, legs
  2. Random: Re-write any one of the above using dialogue only
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Symphony

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Story Writing Exercises 085: Monday 29th 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: impervious, position, check, burn, quick
  2. Random: S/he has no belongings of any kind
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is waiting for test results

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Story Writing Exercises 084: Friday 26th 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: slay, sleigh, haul, all, genuine
  2. Random: S/he fancies her/his electrician
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: today

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Story Writing Exercises 083: Thursday 25th 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: power, surprise, take, new, Paris
  2. Random: S/he’s just been jilted at the altar
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: teacher (character 1), florist (ch.2), mobile phone (object), street (location), one leg slightly shorter than the other (trait), hiccups (dilemma)

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Story Writing Exercises 082: Wednesday 24th 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: negative, tap, review, say, mean, warranty
  2. Random: He’s treated like a dogsbody
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: He/her rested his/her fingers on…

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Story Writing Exercises 081: Tuesday 23rd 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: tide, struck, shift, sell, dominate
  2. Random: S/he’s throwing stones up at a window
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Never say never

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