Arranged in a daily progression to help you get the most out of your writing practice, the 50 exercises in this workbook are the result of more than a decade of teaching creative writing and literature. Craft-based exercises, free-flow exercises, and ten-minute prompts lead up to a series of flash fiction assignments. A Halfway There Self-Assessment helps your recognize your strengths and identify your subject. By the end of 50 days, you will have written several complete short-short stories, and will have planted the seeds for many other stories, a novel, or a memoir. 138 pages. Includes roomy pages for writing, as well as inspiring literary quotes and notes on narrative craft. This workbook is available for instant download with your purchase.
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