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Sentence openers

There are different ways to open a sentence. One is a drop-in ‘ed’ clause.
e.g. Rizwan, exhausted by so much effort, went to bed.
How many openers can… 10 more words

Finally

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “After resisting for years, I finally…” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

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Writing Prompts

Sentence starters

There are many ways to start a sentence, the following example uses description: The big, black dog chased the cat along the road.

How many ways can you use description to start a sentence? 6 more words

Talk

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “I wish you would talk to me about…” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

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Writing Prompts

The Folded Clock

The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits has “a diary” as its subtitle but it’s not a diary as I’d understand one. Entries are dated but no years are given and the order is not consecutive – an entry in October might be followed by one in August. 355 more words

Character

Promised

PROMPT: Launch from the sentence-starter, “I was promised…” and keep your pen moving for 6 minutes.

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Writing Prompts

Sentence starters

What words/phrases could you use to start the following sentence to make it more interesting?

The girl turned around looking to see what was there.