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#WriteFridays Exercise 17

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about empathy and perspective, and it put me in mind of an exercise we used to do in my acting class in college. For this exercise, we would have to put ourselves in … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 16

For this week’s writing exercise, I decided to take some inspiration from the giveaway I’m currently running, and try something that explores elements of the plot, tossing characters about at the whims of chance. I find that, when I’m writing, … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 15

As we head into this Memorial Day Weekend here in the States, I briefly toyed with the idea of centering this week’s theme around the holiday. However, I decided to go in a different direction, namely, providing a theme-neutral prompt … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays, Exercise 14…

This may come as a shock, but I actually did last week’s exercise, and am posting this week’s writing prompt almost on time! (I try to get them up by 9 a.m.) This exercise was inspired by my current work … Continue reading

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Side roads.

(This post is a writing exercise from last Saturday’s writing prompt. Join us every week for #WriteFridays – read, write, post, and share!) Side Roads I lock the door behind me. We’re in the middle of nowhere, and there’s nothing … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays the 13th!

It’s just my luck that I would go to write a post on Thursday, have it swallowed up by the WordPress update, and think to myself: No worries, I’m going to post a writing exercise on Friday anyway … and … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 12

I logged in this morning to post my writing prompt, and realized I’ve been falling behind on participating in my own writing exercises. So, I’m going to put some extra effort in this week to start scheduling some more interviews, … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 11

It’s been quite the crazy week, starting with a 10-hour drive down from New York, and followed by non-stop paperwork excitement. I sat down this morning to write up an exercise, and ended up having to go take care of … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 9

Usually when I sit down to come up with these writing exercises, I look back over the week and pinpoint one or two events or incidents that spur the creative juices. This week — was just too crazy. From attending … Continue reading

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#WriteFridays Exercise 6 – no – 7

For Exercise 6 7 (as Noah has pointed out multiple times, I need to include the Twitter exercise I put out the week I crashed my Web site) I decided to do something a little different. The following writing revision exercise takes a … Continue reading

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