Monthly Archives: August 2016

Poetry Writing Exercises 945: Wednesday 31st August

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.

945 angel 841329Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: anything, acting, irrational, station, out
  2. Random: out of control
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Playing tag with…

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 944: Tuesday 30th August

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.

944 worry 948421Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: errand, tended, intend, follow, assume
  2. Random: getting out of his car
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: The Post Office

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that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).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 943: Monday 29th August

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.

943 work 871883Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: single, tail, computer, exactly, people
  2. Random: not totally stupid
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about an old man’s dinner

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 942: Friday 26th August

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.

942 woman 977402Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: version, twilight, event, fact, young
  2. Random: breaking up
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: horn

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 941: Thursday 25th August

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.

941 window 969113Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: five, red, approach, open, rush
  2. Random: natural defence
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: Falling and Failing

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 940: Wednesday 24th August

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.

940 wig 105421Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: flip, idea, canyon, 65, slow
  2. Random: slamming on the brakes
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Sentence start: Passing her…

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 939: Tuesday 23rd August

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.

939 western 151744Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: noon, highway, yellow, double, past
  2. Random: 89
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: Becoming aware of…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 938: Monday 22nd August

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.

938 washing line 614590Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: job, passenger, girlfriend, time, brother
  2. Random: working together
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about driving someone else’s car

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 937: Friday 19th August

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.

937 wagon wheel 185083Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: car, condition, exchange, present, school
  2. Random: 18 again
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. One-word prompt: birthday

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 936: Thursday 18th August

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.

936 VICTORIAN LAMP 958325Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: according, effective, expiration, current, knowledge
  2. Random: “I got it”
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Thursday Title: No Longer Matters

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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