Stretch your writing muscles with these poetry writing exercises. If you’re going to exercise, it’s a good idea to warm up first. That way, you’ll get your body geared up to do the heavy lifting, the hard running, and the strenuous workout. Three Poetry Writing Exercises
Write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man’s friendship with a former girlfriend. Do not mention the girlfriend, the man, the woman, or the argument. Write a short scene set at a lake, with trees and shit. Throw some birds in there, too.
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Margo Roby: Wordgathering Today will show the workings of my mind rather than a product. Everything I tried will be here. At the end, I discovered my favourite is the list of lines as I copied them from the newspaper, so I placed a stanza break every third line. The number 9 is the number of syllables in those two lines [although, in some weird way, it works with the lines]. Admittedly, I’m still not breaking enough rules.
28 Jul 2012 by Adam Byatt in Uncategorized | Comments Off PROMPTed is a weekly collection of writing prompts to inspire your writing week. The prompts are loosely grouped under a common theme and include a random line prompt, a photograph, a song/music video, a sensory suggestion and a famous quote. Our guest programmer for the month of July is Adam Byatt. This is my final PROMPTed after having a guest DJ residency. My last one is inspired by a song, that when I first heard it, was immediately hooked by an iconic guitar riff. PROMPTed #25 Ego Is Not A Dirty Word | Write Anything
Writing Prompts – Creative Copy Challenge — Curing Writer's Block One Fun Challenge at a Time Author, songwriter and podcaster Kenn Crawford , picked today’s challenging words. Kenn is the author and producer of the Parsec-nominated audiobook, DEAD HUNT, and wrote “Bayou Billy” right here on the CCC! Check out The Saga of Bayou Billy .
The Wilful Sunflower: Inspiration: Story starters
Display of blackout poetry by the 8th grade students of Karen Tegtmeyer! Awesome. Awesome: grade nine students from Alberta, Canada making blackout poetry! Thanks @MsAmberJM for sharing!
Chuck is the author of the published novels: Blackbirds, Mockingbird, Under the Empyrean Sky, Blue Blazes, Double Dead, Bait Dog, Dinocalypse Now, Beyond Dinocalypse and Gods & Monsters: Unclean Spirits. He also the author of the soon-to-be-published novels: The Cormorant, Blightborn (Heartland Book #2), Heartland Book #3, Dinocalypse Forever, Frack You, and The Hellsblood Bride. Also coming soon is his compilation book of writing advice from this very blog: The Kick-Ass Writer, coming from Writers Digest. He, along with writing partner Lance Weiler, is an alum of the Sundance Film Festival Screenwriter’s Lab (2010). Their short film, Pandemic, showed at the Sundance Film Festival 2011, and their feature film HiM is in development with producers Ted Hope and Anne Carey. Together they co-wrote the digital transmedia drama Collapsus, which was nominated for an International Digital Emmy and a Games 4 Change award. Flash Fiction Challenge: “Random Photo Story”
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Introducing Write or Die 2 Write or Die is an application for Windows, Mac and Linux which aims to eliminate writer's block by providing consequences for procrastination and, new to this version, rewards for accomplishment. Historically Write or Die has specialized in being the stick in the carrot/stick motivation continuum, but it's time to experiment with encouragement. Please play with the user interface, check out what new options are available, then read this quick intro. I hope you enjoy the new features.