Coffee break exercise: Bridges

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02 November 2018
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Bridge the gap between inspiration and a new piece of work in this week's creative writing exercise

 

Bridge the gap between inspiration and a new piece of work in this week's creative writing exercise

Set the timer for five minutes and free-write or create a mind-map on the theme of bridges, real and imaginary.  

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For the next five minutes, look at what you have written. Underline or circle any sections you particularly like. Can you see the nucleus of a poem or story?   

For the remaining time, create the first draft of a poem or flash fiction story.

 

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