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Coffee break exercise: Bicycle

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The cycle of your choice will inspire a new piece of work in this week's creative writing exercise

Set the timer for five minutes. Write a detailed description of a bicycle – for example, is it a racing bike with twenty gears or an old black bone-shaker with no gears, dodgy brakes and a basket on the front?

For the next five minutes, imagine a person riding this bicycle. Does it belong to them? Who are they? What do they look like?

For the remaining time, create a flash fiction story or the outline of a longer story about a journey this person makes to visit somebody they don’t really want to see. What happens next?

 

 

 

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