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June 15, 2016

8 Things that make a writer happy #amwriting #writer

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The Writing Chimp

Sharing our favourite book

Writers love to share their favourite books

Dreaming up a new plot twist

end of the world

writers love bookshops
Quiet time to write

A simple guide to planning a novel

Learning howto improve ourwriting

The art of writing
Completing a draft

An idea for a new story…that we can’t wait to begin

light at the end of the tunnel
The perfect writer’s nook in which to craft our words and worlds

The perfect writer nook

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June 15 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge

Day 15 Fifteen Sentences

June 15, 1752. Benjamin Franklin flew a kite during a storm. His experiment demonstrated the link between electricity and lightning.

Today is your chance to experiment! Try a new writing style. Write about anything you wish. But you must write exactly fifteen sentences. No more. No less.

Golden Wonder.

Miles and miles of sand as far as the eye could see.

He adjusted his sunglasses against the glare, wiping the sweat off his brow.

Over the dunes and down again, past the grassy verges and ancient remains. The jeep stopped, struggled and screamed, the wet sand clogging its wheels.

His foot on the floor, he slammed the accelerator. Again and again, it roared, then inched up the slope, over the horizon.

There she stood in all her glory, basking in the heat, her golden back shimmering, seeming to move and shake.

All those years of studying, listening to endless lectures in stuffy classrooms, for this; a chance to study her.

His looked down at the cavalcade of students milling around, their faces rapt with excitement.

He took a moment to savor the scene.

To take in her beauty.

The Sphinx.

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