Writing prompt – field reporter

Next time you’re in a public place, make notes as if you have discovered something for the first time and want to capture all the details. What do you hear, see, smell, feel? Be specific.6654731147_e7698f0c47

Later, read through your notes, highlight words and phrases that interest you. Write these at the top of a new page. Using these as inspiration, write for at least 10 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

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Writing prompt – rewrite the news IV

Using one of the news headlines below as inspiration, write for at least 10 minutes  without editing or censoring.Exclusive Newspaper Headline Article Unique Special News Informa

‘WARNING OVER PINK BOTTLES WASHED UP ON BEACH’

‘SCOT ON TOP OF HIS GAME DOWN UNDER’

‘I’M SUING COPS FOR £30m’

 

The idea is to write something that matches the headline – your own version of events. Create the news! It can be anything.

You can’t get this wrong, just let the words come and see where it goes.

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Writing prompt – journal inspiration

Use your journal, as a source book for writing prompts. Look back on previous entries, make a note of words and phrases that catch your eye. Write these on the top of a fresh page and use them as a writing prompt.9355090806_80b6faabc7_z

Write for at least 15 minutes without censoring or editing. Let the words flow, see where it goes.

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