Coffee-break exercise: Snake


19 May 2023
Interpret the theme in any way that appeals to your imagination in this week's creative writing exercise

You might want to write about a serpent in some form - realistic, mythological, fabulous, symbolic.

You might want to describe an encounter with a serpent, or reflect on its presence in some way.

How would you describe the colours and textures of a snake in motion?

You might even write about a piece of serpent jewellery and its signifance.

Equally, you might use the idea of ‘snake’ as a metaphor, and write about a person or even a situation - someone caught up in the coils of circumstance.

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Write for 15 minutes in whatever style or form suits your interpretation of the theme.


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