Fun Writing Exercises

image1) Writing Prompts- These are so fun because they really bring out your voice!

2) Describe A Random Emotion Without Saying it Or A Synonym Of It- This is great to teach “Show, Not Tell” in an enjoyable way! Read it to someone and see if they can guess the emotion!

3) Write a Paragraph About Anything Only Using Words With Three or Less Letters- This is a good exercise to see if you twist the rules or what you come up with!

4) Describe a Place. Any Place. Describe It And Make It Emit an Emotion- Ex. I looked at the jungle temple. It had vines all over and was made of stone. It was a long, rectangular building. I entered through the hollow opening. I took a step. Then another. As soon as I took a third step, the stone brick under my foot was pushed down. Immediately, two walls covered the entrance and exit. Then I started to fall. I landed in something that looked like a trash chute. It was heading toward a lake. Full of hungry crocodiles. I looked at my surroundings. I had a hanging vine to my right. Maybe if I just could . . .

(This was ‘dangerous’. Did you get it?)

5) Writing About Weather- have fun with this. Go outside, and write about the weather we’re having! This is something a lot of writers leave out- weather. If you’re ever stuck in your story, have your characters experience a storm!

6) Try writing a paragraph of anything in the room WITHOUT using the letter ‘S’. Good luck, I wonder what you will come up with!

All the credit of these ideas goes to Charles Ames Fischer, author of Beyond Infinity.

 

Categories Writing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

lordofthetrekkies

For Dorks of All Kinds

zoe169

We accept the love we think we deserve

bookowly

bookowly

kate's corner

Cute critters, yummy cookies, creative crafts, cool moves, K's travels and killer reads!

Simply Sofia

I am a 7th grader who loves swimming, dancing and snowboarding. Be prepared for some fun stuff!!😂

Pusheen the cat

This blog has short stories, toy reviews, crafts, book reviews, and polls. It's mostly about cats and narwhals.

Imagination Soup

This blog has short stories, toy reviews, crafts, book reviews, and polls. It's mostly about cats and narwhals.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close