Week 21

Frank stood on the subway platform waiting for the train to arrive.

Random Writing Exercise # 3

Write a paragraph describing the sky but do not use the word blue. And don't feel you need to stay with the sky, you may use it as a jumping off point.

(If you would like some inspiration I've posted the paragraph I wrote in the comments section.)

Writing Adventure # 1

Go to a coffee shop. Take a book or magazine with you. While pretending to read eavesdrop on a conversation. Imagine what the speaker's life is like. Where do they live? What do they do? What is their favourite food? Write a short story about what happens to them when they leave the coffee shop.

Week 20

The piece of paper fluttered slowly down and landed on the sidewalk in front of Erica.

Week 19

The first thing Pam did after her divorce was sign up for a yoga class.

Random Writing Exercise # 2

Write a letter. This is the kind of letter you will never, ever, send. Write down all those things you have been yearning to say to this person but know you will never be able to. Pour it all out on the page. Breathe. Writing the truth can be scary so let yourself feel everything then tear up the paper and let it go.


"All sorrows can be borne if we put them in a story or tell a story about them."

~Isak Dinesen

Secret Diary Writing Exercise # 1

Remember that crazy teacher from high school? The one you loved or hated, was intrigued by or a little bit afraid of? Pretend to be them and write an entry in their secret diary.

Week 18

I admit, it was a crazy thing to do.