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Story Writing Exercises 347: Wednesday 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: work, word, strange, foolish, leave
  2. Random: a bad dream
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: I’ve always wanted…

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 346: Tuesday 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.

346 snow 893326You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: read, cover, mention, name, Sarah
  2. Random: doesn’t want to fall in love
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Never Thought

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Story Writing Exercises 345: Monday 28th 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.

345 sign 876936You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: wicked, holiday, older, rumour, game
  2. Random: special effects
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character has just found something important

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 344: Friday 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: melt, summer, bagel, twine, twit
  2. Random: the London Marathon
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: shame

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 343: Thursday 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.

343 footprint 898382You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: better, moving, left, surprise, DJ
  2. Random: left behind
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: parishioner (character 1), priest (ch.2), shoe (object), church hall (location), too quiet (trait), singing badly (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 342: Wednesday 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: dancing, friends, never, tonight, sweater
  2. Random: trying not to make a noise
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Whistling during…

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Story Writing Exercises 341: Tuesday 22nd 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: sweet, record, trail, water, OK
  2. Random: fair accusation
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: To the End

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