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Story Writing Exercises 1058: Tuesday 31 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1058-back-to-school-1576789Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: book, unguarded, life, my, Charlie
  2. Random: to trust implicitly
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The Stupid Crime

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1057: Monday 30 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1057-american-flag-795303_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: headline, cricket, playing, helmet, strong
  2. Random: being human
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is struggling to understand instructions

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished).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 1056: Friday 27 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1056-alien-226244_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: different, change, month, stripes, burn
  2. Random: having a break every now and then
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: Papillion

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 1055: Thursday 26 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1055-back-to-school-1576790Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Australian, guys, Sheila, back, looking
  2. Random: ups and down
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Mixed bag: tourist (character 1), thief (ch.2), wallet (object), city street (location), cautious (trait), something’s 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 1054: Wednesday 25 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1054-woman-1031000_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: travel, family, adjust, coming, need
  2. Random: knowing what they want at three
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: The little dog…

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 1053: Tuesday 24 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1053-truck-24360_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: burn, back, playing, social, international
  2. Random: returning home
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Symptoms

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 1052: Monday 23 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… five are currently half price and the other two are FREE (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.

1052-statue-of-liberty-500700_640Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: read, tour, struggle, stress, little
  2. Random: arguing with their mother
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: your character is facing a difficult decision

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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