The Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge – Week 6

It’s the penultimate week of Susanna Leonard Hill’s Mini Writing Challenge. I’ve started to really look forward to getting the Monday morning brief and this week it focusses on a child’s behaviour and choices around food. I selected the simile ‘like a bird’ and the position ‘in my treehouse’, here’s what I came up with: […]

The Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge – Week 5

It’s week five of the Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge and this week Susanna has set the challenge of writing a ‘how to’ story using a choice of actions and characters. I’m really enjoying seeing what the prompts inspire each week. Here is the mini story I came up with – I chose ‘scare’ […]

The Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge – Week 3

Here’s my entry to this week’s Mix ‘n’ Match Mini Writing Challenge taking place on Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog. This week’s prompt was an illustration of a puppy and a bird, along with a list of character names and plot points. I chose ‘get in an argument’ as the plot point. Who’s the Favourite? (102 […]

creative writing exercises

When my creative writing course ended a couple of months ago, we all swapped email addresses and pledged to set each other writing exercises and share work. While this has unfortunately already fizzled out, there were 3 exercises set, of which I’ve completed two: Exercise 1: Choose three sounds (any sound will do – for […]