Monthly Archives: June 2016

Poetry Writing Exercises 901: Thursday 30th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is FREE!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

901 ships 873694Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: involved, particularly, xenophobia, quote, win
  2. Random: at breaking point
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Are We Prepared?

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 900: Wednesday 29th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is FREE!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

900 rules 98340Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: navigate, story, interesting, immediate, either
  2. Random: not even part
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Thinking about his…

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 899: Tuesday 28th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is FREE!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

899 sheet music 164687Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: momentum, hour, claim, switch, remain
  2. Random: all to play for
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Never Attending

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 898: Monday 27th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is FREE!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

898 sff 836652Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: brutal, time, reflect, shift, reverse
  2. Random: contradicting opinions
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about a realisation

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 897: Friday 24th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is free!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

897 Phone booth 961852Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: checking, disappeared, returning, suspect, going
  2. Random: a let-down
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: today

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 896: Thursday 23rd June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is free!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

896 search 903779Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: peach, patrol, proactive, person, pliable
  2. Random: passing him
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: You’d Be Wrong

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Poetry Writing Exercises 895: Wednesday 22nd June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is free!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

895 score 760791Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: Oxford, 100, twist, while, formidable
  2. Random: banned for four years
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: The majority of…

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 894: Tuesday 21st June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is free!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

894 school gym 610997Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: foot, age, away, toes, crushed
  2. Random: eighteen years
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: While Unsupervised

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 893: Monday 20th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… six are currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page) and another is free!

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

893 ruler 99372Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: stinger, job, realising, halt, though
  2. Random: fifteen miles an hour
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about chasing another person

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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Poetry Writing Exercises 892: Friday 17th June

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts, do take a look at my online courses… currently half price (when using the coupon codes on my main blog’s online courses page).

Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

892 ruin castle 28296Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: welcome, wardrobe, Christian, happy, icon
  2. Random: a funny voice
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: bit

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

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