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Paint Swatch Name Game

Late last year, I took my envelope of paint colour swatches into class for a second time. The students always get a kick out of the outlandish names, which often bear no clear relation to the colour.  561 more words

Creative Writing

Write Me: Seventy Word Story

This seventy word story came about by accident when I was writing last week’s sixty word story. I was happily typing away, when I realised I had missed the sixty words mark. 149 more words

Writer

Writing what you remember: Sourcing your life

Warm-ups

1. Winter memories
Whether winter is your snowy wonderland or you tend to go into hibernation, the cold dark months of winter can provide inspiration for writers as backdrop, metaphor or even as a character. 601 more words

Poetry

Alphabet exercise

Not an easy exercise, the point is to write a sentence where each word starts with each letter of the alphabet. In the end, the sentence looks like a sort of alphabetic acrostic. 84 more words

Alphabetic Acrostic

Inspiring Words Creativity Prompts : Day 26

Use these three words to inspire your creation today. Write a story, poem, essay, section of a novel, or song. Paint or draw a picture. Use your camera to capture the words in a unique way. 41 more words

Writing Exercises

Inspiring Words Creativity Prompts : Day 25

Use these three words to inspire your creation today. Write a story, poem, essay, section of a novel, or song. Paint or draw a picture. Use your camera to capture the words in a unique way. 53 more words

Writing Exercises

Inspiring Words Creativity Prompts : Day 24

Use these three words to inspire your creation today. Write a story, poem, essay, section of a novel, or song. Paint or draw a picture. Use your camera to capture the words in a unique way. 37 more words

Writing Exercises