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5 Writing Exercises That Will Make You More Creative

5 Writing Exercises That Will Make You More Creative
An Example: ... will mean nothing to you here, because it would be a tangential spin-off of a supporting character from a project that you don't know even know that I'm working on. That's like four different ways for you to not give a shit, so let's just fill this space with a man trying to kill the ground with an explosive sledgehammer. Do try to not look disappointed. Thomas Northcut/Photodisc/Getty Are you sick of dealing with your project? Don't worry, there's an easy fix: Just steal somebody else's work! Remember: They can only prosecute if you try to use it. "Whatever," RoboCop said, "I didn't want to come here anyway." "That's a great attitude," Officer Lewis snapped. "I wanted to stay home and watch TV!" "Well, you can't, OK? "What?!" "I guess you won't," Officer Lewis answered coolly. RoboCop heaved a defeated sigh and, rolling his eyes, put fifty 9mm rounds into Boddicker's gut. "There," RoboCop said. "I am," Officer Lewis laughed. "Whatever," RoboCop answered.

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10 Animals You Probably Didn't Know Existed - Knowledge Salad We’ve all heard about the flying squirrel, vampire bats, and naked mole rat, but I bet you haven’t heard of Markhor, Lamprey, and Gerenuk! Here are ten animals that you probably haven’t heard of! (Too lazy to write a good introduction!) Related: 1. Tufted Deer Road Trip (creative writing prompt) This prompt was originally posted in June, 2012. Today, I’m driving from Los Angeles up to San Francisco and thought it was appropriate. Enjoy the prompt! For this writing practice, use the following creative writing prompt: Write about a road trip. Five Custom Searches You Should Enable In Your Browser Right Now Sure! So I made a js scriptlet that can be used to enhance any normal search url with a lot more wildcards and hosted it here Just like a normal search url you put the url at the front (replace the url variable with the new one you want) and put in wildcards for where you want dynamic text inserted. However, instead of just getting %s afterwards you get 7 now: %e = enterred text (except ending w, t, or c) %h = highlighted text on page

Authors dress up as their favourite characters 29 June 2014Last updated at 11:57 ET By Genevieve Hassan Entertainment reporter, BBC News Cambridge Jones dressed as fictional pilot and adventurer Biggles Photographer Cambridge Jones has collaborated with The Story Museum for its latest exhibition which celebrates childhood story heroes and sees well-known authors dress up as their favourite literary characters.

Newspaper Blackout Poetry Sometimes in life you can only grasp the true beauty of things when you read between the lines. That is exactly what Austin Kleon has been doing to old newspapers. Using a black marker, he takes away the words he doesn’t need, creating new poetic verses. 10 Writing Exercises to Tighten Your Writing By Brittiany Cahoon Writing projects can be like children. You love them dearly, but sometimes they irritate you to the point that you just need a break. Working on something fresh and new can invigorate your mind and give you a new approach to your work. These exercises can work for any genre of writing, fiction and non-fiction alike. 1.

Four More Custom Searches You Should Enable In Your Browser Right Now Forgive me, total noob with these using Chrome. I can't get any of them to work. 1. I pasted the following, into "Add a new search engine" named it Google Cache, keyword:cache. 15 Questions Authors Should Ask Characters How well do you know your character? We spend a lot of time creating characters. We think about names, where they live, who they love, whether or not they have a phobia or a personality disorder. We decide to place our characters in conflict with an antagonist in order to write a novel. We plan an inciting moment, and plot our scenes, but how much do we really know about the psychological motivations of our important characters? Here are 15 questions you should be able to answer about these characters in your novel.

HUMOR:Pronunciation Poem I take it you already know of tough and bough and cough and dough? Others may stumble, but not you, on hiccough, thorough, laugh and through. Well done! And now you wish, perhaps, to learn of less familiar traps? Get Comfy in Your Friday Open Thread 1) I would start by scratching your own itch, so to speak. Is there something you and your friends and family could use a website for? Maybe you could write a small site that allows people to log in and maybe track some info about their day, or that provides some information about their location (weather, traffic, etc). You'll find that once you have general knowledge, the only way to get deep knowledge is to solve specific problems. Essentially, you don't know what you don't know until you try to create a site and realize, "Oh, I need to research how to set up a log in page". As far as tools, you don't NEED anything more complicated than a good text editor like Sublime Text or Notepad++, something that has good syntax highlighting and supports a variety of languages like HTML and Javascript.

Online Creative Writing Courses Offered Free by Top Universities and Educational Websites Getting Educated for Free 1. Introductory Courses Introduction to Creative Writing - University of Utah Course Creative Writing 101 - Eight Lesson Suite101 Course Intro to Creative Writing - Eight Week Course from the Crafty Writer Creative Writing Workshop - Four Lesson Suite 101 Course Writing What You Know - Introductory Course from the UK's Open University 2.