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Story Writing Exercises 709: Wednesday 30th September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until midnight tonight!

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.

709 change 836760Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: 189, volume, knobs, guitar, pain
  2. Random: all he did was stood
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Having absolutely no idea…

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 708: Tuesday 29th September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until 30th September!

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.

708 bug 604577Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: hurt, hand, wriggle, niggle, down
  2. Random: watching a programme while doing something else
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Superb

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 707: Monday 28th September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until 30th September!

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.

707 bridge 125493Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Tony, doing, fourth, seen, tailing
  2. Random: bits are familiar
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is having a bad day

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 706: Friday 25th September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until 30th September!

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.

706 brain 67265Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: eleven, ones, open, notebook, bendy
  2. Random: “Who are you?”
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: creep

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 705: Thursday 24th September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until 30th September!

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.

705 books 101574Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: entire, little, son, doesn’t, know
  2. Random: teaching an unruly class
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: teacher (character 1), IRS / tax agent (ch.2), bus (object), bus station (location), forgetful (trait), scared (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 704: Wednesday 23rd September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until 30th September!

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.

704 blood hand 134475Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: all, general, simple, act, lead
  2. Random: keeping a journal
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: The imminent task was…

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 703: Tuesday 22nd September

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… just $1 or £1 ($2) each until 30th September!

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.

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SONY DSC

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

  1. Keywords: literary, voice, narrator, much, beside
  2. Random: an expert in nothing
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Five Courses

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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