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Friday Freewrite: Bolt

Friday Freewrite

There are many definitions for “bolt.” See how many ways you can use the word in a story. Go!

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Friday Freewrite: Snail’s Pace

Friday Freewrite: At a Snail's Pace

Pick an action that doesn’t take long, like ringing a doorbell or sneezing. Now describe it in s-l-o-w motion at one second (or less!) intervals. Drag it out as long as possible!

For example:

My nose twitched. I crinkled it while slightly opening my mouth. I looked for a nearby tissue. There was none. I raised my arm and crooked my elbow in front of my face. My eyes closed. My head tilted back. My mouth opened wider. Wider. Wider. There was a pause. “Achoo!!”

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Friday Freewrite: Shoes

Friday Reewrite

Think of the last time you walked some distance. Now retell that event from the perspective of your shoes.

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Friday Freewrite: News Flash!

Friday Freewrite: News Flash!

Take an ordinary activity in your life (like brushing your teeth, making the bed, or walking the dog) and describe it as a broadcaster would a BIG NEWS FLASH!

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Friday Freewrite: Jump!

Friday Freewrite

Pick one:

  • Explain how to jump to someone who’s never done it.
  • What’s the last activity you jumped into without preparation? How did it go?
  • Describe an experience that made you jumpy.

Now write!

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