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Story Writing Exercises 752: Monday 30th November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

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

  1. Keywords: biggest, prove, news, person, try
  2. Random: always the same
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is in pain

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 751: Friday 27th November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

751 jealous 84029Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: hell, prince, Exeter, laugh, Jonathan
  2. Random: needed a lifeline
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: move

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 750: Thursday 26th November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

750 JANITOR 954564Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: silent, studious, warm, panting, tempted
  2. Random: sorry if a scared you
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: teacher (character 1), mother (ch.2), child (object), office (location), angry (trait), tempted to get angry (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 749: Wednesday 25th November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

749 island 976214Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: wiping, nose, cleaner, cupboard, witness
  2. Random: long before we were together
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Looking around the ward…

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 748: Tuesday 24th November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

748 hug 611216Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: set, option, select, up, scene
  2. Random: working harder than normal
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Franglais

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 747: Monday 23rd November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

747 hug 93498Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: knew, trigger, heart, elsewhere, struggle
  2. Random: writing an obituary for someone you don’t know
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is frowning for no reason

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 746: Friday 20th November

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… currently half price (when using coupon codes)!

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.

746 artist 977768Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: written, produce, execute, exclusive, dog
  2. Random: happier now
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: never

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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