Archive for the 'Story Starters' Category

School Bear – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Picture a story is a writing aid to other writers – I share photos or pictures I’ve drawn to help inspirer other artists. Sometimes a story will just leap to mind when you see an image other times it is not so easy and you just have to start by describing what you see. This […]

Rainbows and Rivets – Picture a Story

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Please use this picture to help inspire or start a story or poem. Picture a Story is where I share my photography or art work or occasionally a guest bloggers work. This one is the rainbow wing of a glass and metal butterfly – I liked the contrasts.

Halloween Story Starters

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

A little something for fellow writers out there who maybe a little stuck – these are story starters just write down or copy and continue the story. I’ve had lots of success using mine and other peoples story starters – they are there for free for you These ones are halloween themed mwhahahahahahaha. 1) Her […]

Summer Story Starters

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

These are starting sentences that writers can use to get the process of story telling going. Pick a line and write the story to go with it 1) It was hot, the sunlight kicked off of the concrete and hit a blinding hammer… 2) The sand was so fine it stuck to her feet, squidged […]

Stubby Marathon

Friday, July 24th, 2015

I found I can do a bit of long hand writing so as part of Camp NaNo me and my 9 yr old have decided that we are going to have a Stubby Marathon. Yes I did just make that up! The plan is that we start out with a ream of paper and a […]

Scudding – Picture a Story

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Picture a story is a writing exercise for fellow writers – I post my photos, images and drawings as inspiration. Try looking at the picture and then setting yourself a timer or maybe plan a short story around it.

What a Pudding – Picture a Story

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Picture a story is a writing challenge. Use the image below to kick start a story. Pink hair, cloak and Christmas Pudding hat – what is he up to?

Stranger on the Bridge – Picture a Story

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Picture a story is a writing challenge that I post for other writers and myself – now get writing! 😉 Where are they going? Who are they?

Catch Up with the Challenges

Friday, May 15th, 2015

So the kids ideas I have been generating and working on and comic book progress are over on Orange Monster. And I also have a page for the concept sketches for The Punk’s Universe Here.

NaPiBoWriWee 2015

Monday, May 4th, 2015

The beginning of may always sees one of the madnesses that is the writing and creative challenges that I love so much. This time it is National Picture Book Writing Week where the idea is to write a picture book a day for seven days – it is intense but productive I tend to follow […]