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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: What’s Your Superpower?

Today, I’d like to share a fun exercise from my book 101 Creative Writing Exercises, which is packed with writing exercises that encourage you to explore different forms and genres while you discover useful writing techniques. You’ll find plenty of inspiration throughout the book with ideas for projects you can eventually publish. Today’s exercise is…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Body Language

101 Creative Writing Exercises is a collection of creative writing exercises that takes writers on a journey through different forms and genres while providing writing techniques, practice, and inspiration. Each exercise teaches a specific concept, and each chapter focuses on a different subject or form of writing: journaling, storytelling, fiction, poetry, article writing, and more. Every exercise…Read More

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Poetry Writing Exercises: Alliteration and Assonance

Today I’d like to share an excerpt from 101 Creative Writing Exercises, a book that encourages you to experiment with different forms and genres of writing while providing inspiration for publishable projects and imparting useful writing techniques that make your writing more robust. This exercise is from “Chapter 8: Free Verse.” It’s titled “Alliteration and…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Report It

Today, I’m sharing an excerpt from my book, 101 Creative Writing Exercises. It’s packed with writing exercises that are designed to help you explore all forms of creative writing: fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The book will inspire you while imparting useful writing techniques that are fun and practical. This exercise comes from “Chapter 2: It’s Personal.”…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Titles and Headlines

101 Creative Writing Exercises takes writers on an adventure through the world of creative writing. The book is packed with writing exercises that are fun and practical. Not only will these exercises inspire you, they’ll impart helpful writing techniques and offer valuable writing practice. Try your hand at fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, including freewriting,…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Oh No He Didn’t!

101 Creative Writing Exercises is a book of writing exercises that takes writers on a journey through different forms and genres of writing. Each exercise teaches a specific concept, and each chapter focuses on a different subject or form: journaling, storytelling, fiction writing, poetry, article writing, and more. All of the exercises are designed to be…Read More

From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Freewriting

From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Freewriting

Today I’d like to share an entire chapter from 101 Creative Writing Exercises. “Chapter 1: Freewriting” includes instructions for freewriting plus several variations and applications that you can use to make freewriting work for you. Freewriting is one of the simplest, fastest, and most flexible creative writing exercises you can do. Use it for daily writing…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Potter Wars

101 Creative Writing Exercises is jam-packed with fun and practical writing exercises. You’ll learn useful writing techniques while gathering ideas and inspiration for all your creative writing projects. Experiment with fiction, poetry, freewriting, journaling, memoir, and article writing. Today, I’d like to share an exercise from “Chapter 5: Fiction.” This creative writing exercise is titled…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Moral Dilemmas

Today’s creative writing exercise comes from 101 Creative Writing Exercises, a book I wrote on the craft of writing. This book guides writers through an adventure in writing. You’ll explore different forms and genres of writing, including freewriting, journaling, memoir, fiction, storytelling, poetry, and article or blog writing. 101 Creative Writing Exercises imparts proven writing…Read More

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Chekhov’s Gun

Today’s post is from my book, 101 Creative Writing Exercises, which is available from your favorite online bookseller in paperback or as an ebook. This is from chapter 6: “Storytelling,” and it’s called “Chekhov’s Gun.” Enjoy! Chekhov’s Gun Chekhov’s Gun is a literary device in which an element is mentioned in a story and its…Read More

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