Category Archives: Creative Writing Exercises

Creative Writing Exercises – 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts

Story inspiration can come from many places, but there are days when it’s down-right impossible to find one good idea. In my case, I can always find FICTION ideas, but when it comes to this blog, I’ve been known to … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Exercises – More Valuable Than You Think

Today we hear, again, from the inimitable Dan Goodwin. Creative Writing Exercises – Why They’re More Valuable to Your Writing Than You Think Dan Goodwin Many of us who write will turn our noses up at the thought of writing … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Exercises – Character Sketches

Here’s another creative writing exercises post related to character. When it comes to developing characters, some writing resources suggest creating detailed biographical sketches, including such minutiae as favorite colors, favorite foods, where they went to high school or their first … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Exercises – Description and Character

In the third of my series on creative writing exercises, I present another of Jennifer Jensen’s articles — this one on perfecting our descriptive abilities. Creative Writing Exercise #1 She suggests first writing a description of every tiny detail of … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Exercises – Character Voice

Most of the time on this blog I focus on the writing micro-niche of story ideas. Other days I write about creative writing exercises that help cure writer’s block or that inspire creativity. Today’s post is only a slight departure … Continue reading

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