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Story Writing Exercises 1036: Friday 30 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1036-poison-1481596_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: goofy, sorry, repetitive, ball, mistake
  2. Random: cold feet
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: curl

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1035: Thursday 29 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1035-old-304605_1280-smallBelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stooped, porcelain, name, standing, cross
  2. Random: suffering from writer’s block
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: farmer (character 1), walker (ch.2), sign (object), ploughed field (location), stubborn (trait), refusing access (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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1034: Wednesday 28 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1034-men-chef-1514505_640-smallBelow are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: governor, calculate, bird, tosh, petite
  2. Random: taking a banned substance
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Shaking her head…

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 1033: Tuesday 27 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1033-heart-462873Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: champion, league, power, stadium, hearing
  2. Random: investigating an allegation
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The Transfer

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 1032: Monday 26 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1032-happy-162181_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: candidate, continue, heap, pressure, page
  2. Random: 7.45pm
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is teaching his / her first class

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 1031: Friday 23 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1031-hamster-1530675_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: results, second, could, early, days
  2. Random: one win, one defeat
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: like

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 1030: Thursday 22 December

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… six are currently half price (when using coupon codes) and the other is FREE!

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.

1030-gun-807807_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: 4455, update, home, sport, flight
  2. Random: across the state
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: sports teacher (character 1), student (ch.2), ball (object), field (location), eager (trait), too cold (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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