Daily Writing Exercise: November 4th – Setting Development

Friday, November 4, 2016: Setting Development Prompt

This exercise is to help your character get to know their surroundings better. There’s nothing more fun to read than a well-informed character that knows tiny little secrets about the settings around them.

Here’s what you need to know!

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Daily Writing Exercise: October 30th – Free Topic Day!

Sunday, October 30, 2016: Free Topic Day!

Write today about something random…something that you grab out of the air and run with. This is just short enough that you gain your daily skills practice, but just long enough to create something special!

Spend no more than 15 minutes with your creation today and then curl up with your new favorite read!

Daily Writing Exercise: October 28th – Setting Development

Friday, October 21, 2016: Setting Development Prompt

This exercise is to help your character get to know their surroundings better. There’s nothing more fun to read than a well-informed character that knows tiny little secrets about the settings around them.

Here’s what you need to know!

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How to Write a Synopsis for a Novel by Alisha Mitchell

(Originally posted on WritersOpt by Alisha Mitchell)

Every writer who has ever published a book knows what a synopsis is. But what is a synopsis? A book synopsis is a document sent to agents and publishers and is meant to convey a book’s entire narrative. It supplies key information about the novel (plot, theme, characterization, setting), while also showing how these coalesce to form the big picture. It quickly tells what the novel is about without making the editor or agent read the novel in its entirety.

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Daily Writing Exercise: October 23rd – Free Topic Day!

Sunday, October 23, 2016: Free Topic Day!

Write today about something random…something that you grab out of the air and run with. This is just short enough that you gain your daily skills practice, but just long enough to create something special!

Spend no more than 15 minutes with your creation today and then curl up with your new favorite read!

Daily Writing Exercise: October 21st – Setting Development

Friday, October 21, 2016: Setting Development Prompt

This exercise is to help your character get to know their surroundings better. There’s nothing more fun to read than a well-informed character that knows tiny little secrets about the settings around them.

Here’s what you need to know!

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Daily Writing Exercise: October 17th – Short Story Prompt

Tuesday, October 17, 2016: Short Story Prompt

Let’s be random today! Below you will find the random generation of plot points.

Your job is to pen a short story of around 750 words. As this is a freewrite exercise and only your first draft, you do not need to be precise in your sentence structure and punctuation (although the more accurate you can be during this phase, the easier it will be on you later!).

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