Writing Exercises


Writing Exercises

Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! Making time to write is difficult. We all have heavy demands on our time. Not to mention that just because we want to write doesn’t always mean it’s easy to write. The greatest authors have all said that if you want to improve as a writer, you have to write every day. It doesn’t matter...

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Writing Exercises

Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise centers on loss and challenges you to dig deep with your ability to show emotion without using some of the keywords we rely on, such as feel, love, hate, ache, etc. How will you spin the scene? Will your protagonist be angry, or lost, or devoid of feeling? How will you show...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is to create a scene where temptation is your character’s only vice. The temptation could range from things that your main character can’t resist, such as a cupcake on the counter to a seductive protagonist who can’t live without whips and chains.  The point is to...

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Writing Exercise: Point of View Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is all about exploring point of view, specifically the contrast between the protagonist and the antagonist and how they see the same scene. During this exercise, pay close attention to the voice of your characters. The antagonist should not sound anything like the protagonist and shouldn’t...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise challenges you to experiment with dialogue and write a conversation between two characters, but have one of them constantly misconstrue what the other is saying. There are so many possible ways to spin an exercise like this. You could choose to have it go dark and...

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Writing Exercise: Write A Chapter Of Your WIP In Second Person Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise entails something not many authors use: writing in second person. I have only seen people use second person when they write a “choose your adventure” type of book. I’m not a big fan of using second person, only because I find it annoying to read, but...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise explores role of the narrator in your story. Narrators can be a single person or several. They can be impartial or biased, or they can merrily lead you down the wrong path. This writing exercise explores the use of an unreliable narrator. What this means is that your...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise challenges you to overuse every writing crutch you can think of to help recognize these items in your writing. Write the most cliched scene ever. Include Mary Sues, idiomatic phrasing, and overused writing tropes. What crutches do you use? How can you revise things to...

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Writing Exercises: A Tale of Two Perspectives Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise explores the perspectives of the present and the past. Write a scene from the perspective of two characters. One is from modern times and one is from the time period of your choosing. Use authentic language for each time period. What will you do with...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! For this week’s writing exercise we’re asking you to remove your ability to see and use your other senses to write from a blind perspective. If you’d like to challenge yourself, make the ability to see unrelated to the use of physical eyes, but rather something else that is equally...

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