Tag Archives: Writing Exercise

Writing with your nose

Smell.  It’s everywhere we go.  It keeps us safe, helps us remember, it finds the goodies in the kitchen.  Yet, how often do we use this sense in writing? For the most part, thinking of a story as a series … Continue reading

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Fat, Juicy, Unique Details

As writers we all strive to compose vivid, dynamic scenes that stick with the reader long after they close the book.  Scenes  created so well that they allow the reader to escape space and time and enter into another world.  … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise: Without any “E”

Heather over at RapturedHeart has inspired me to try something new and indeed a challenge.  She was inspired by this Plinky prompt: Write a one hundred word story without using the letter “E.” Historically this idea isn’t new.  The stories … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise – Pick a page

A while back Rik over at Uphill Writing asked a mutual friend, Cindy, of The Only Cin to share a writing exercise on his blog.  The exercise was to grab a book off the shelf and turn to page 91 … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise: Involve the Kids

Kids love hearing stories,  mine included.  Recently, I started to have him help me tell stories.  I supply a story fragment and he has to come up with the rest.  Not only is it a great way to learn about … Continue reading

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Writing exercise: The Alphabet

Use this quick exercise to get your fingers and brain moving. Without stopping to think write a word to correspond with each letter of the alphabet it, any word. It doesn’t have to be a real word, it could be … Continue reading

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