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Story Writing Exercises 796: Friday 29th January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

796 pick 930902Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: beer, whole, spoke, Sebastian, millionaire
  2. Random: on the corner of the street
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: look

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 795: Thursday 28th January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

795 piano 937410Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: floor, story, storey, waiting, apartment
  2. Random: Ordering in dinner
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: child (character 1), dog (ch.2), collar (object), park (location), upset (trait), something is missing (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 794: Wednesday 27th January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

794 phoneboxes 876665Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: post, column, enter, fund, transfer
  2. Random: not a spectator sport
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Cheating the system, Todd…

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 793: Tuesday 26th January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

793 Phone booth 961852Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: pick, sneeze, silence, scary, switch
  2. Random: it seems to be going well
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: A Nervous Handshake

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 792: Monday 25th January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

792 phone 941999Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: fifteen, transfer, clue, Monday, days
  2. Random: a flight to Hong Kong
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is about to meet his / her mother-in-law

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 791: Friday 22nd January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

791 phone 892723Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: execute, remember, nice, door, still
  2. Random: a first impression
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: place

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 790: Thursday 21st January

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 just £1 or $1-2 each (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.

790 PEOPLE_muddy-siblings 920496Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: escape, pack, missed, leak, blackmail
  2. Random: lying to the police
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: tennis pro (character 1), customer (ch.2), tennis racket (object), centre court (location), lies (trait), cheating on a partner (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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