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Story Writing Exercises 304: Friday 28th February

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: feat, feet, strange, wonder, wander
  2. Random: a taste for fear
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: dream

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 303: Thursday 27th February

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: getting, exercise, slipping, find, hiding
  2. Random: chance meeting
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: harpist (character 1), heating engineer (ch.2), boiler (object), home office (location), lying (trait), no money (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 302: Wednesday 26th February

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: mourning, loss, bright, umbrella, warning
  2. Random: breaking down the defences
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: It’s only when you… (second person story)

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Story Writing Exercises 301: Tuesday 25th February

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: regular, placing, displacement, four, cord
  2. Random: final morning
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Excavation

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Story Writing Exercises 300: Monday 24th February

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: whistle, wings, revised, chapter, work
  2. Random: singing underground
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character has just lost his / her job

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 299: Friday 21st February

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: understand, natural, extreme, could, manifestation
  2. Random: a huge quantity
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: chief

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Story Writing Exercises 298: Thursday 20th February

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: defence, something, neither, charge, rain
  2. Random: fighting back
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: finance manager (character 1), politician (ch.2), computer mouse (object), office (location), lying (trait), red tape / rules (dilemma)

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