Category Archives: Writing exercise

>Tea for Ten

>A writing task: write a story in which all the characters have product names. Characters:Earl Grey + Lady Grey – host and hostessJasmine – their young daughterLipton – hussarDarjeeling – hussarBai Mu Dan – karate teacherLapsang souchong – Chinese ambassadorShui … Continue reading

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>The Princess on the Pea

>Finally! I raise my crystal glass and nod to my parents-in-law. Neither too little nor too much. Frederick gives me an encouraging squeeze behind the veil. We have only had the first course so I´d better keep my cool. I … Continue reading

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>Mushrooms and Toadstools

>Write a short story which leads up to a given ending. Try to tie beginning and ending together. He bought it for an old song in the cosy little antiquarian bookshop in Whitechapel. A gorgeous old book about British mushrooms … Continue reading

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>Spring Cleaning

>Not quite the right season, is it? What I should give you is a story called “The Blue Vase”, but what you see is what you get today: My writing course exercise 1 (Dialogue; working title = breaking up). ”I … Continue reading

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>Writing fiction

>Do you remember Emma, a very young damsel in distress? Would you like to hear what happened after this scene?

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>HIGHLIGHTS II (post no 200)

>See the first part.En dansk version: Karaktermordet.IV. Shellfish Firmer will not listen. He will not speak either. He is still purple in his shriveled face after a particularly acid outburst which got stuck in his narrow windpipe. On the contrary, … Continue reading

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>HIGHLIGHTS. A Novel in Six Parts

>[Thanks to Maxine for the brilliant title. This is the last writing exercise of ten] I. The main character has a project. II. An obstacle. III. An attempt to overcome the obstacle. IV. Crisis. V. Temporary failure. VI. Final success … Continue reading

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