Coffee break exercise: Celebrations

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What would you like to celebrate in the year ahead? Get inspired for this celebration-themed creative writing exercise

 

What would you like to celebrate in the year ahead? Get inspired for this celebration-themed creative writing exercise

Set the timer for five minutes and create a mind map or list on the theme of celebrations.

For the next five minutes, pick one idea and free-write in more depth. Remember to use the senses.

For the remaining time, underline any bits you particularly like and develop these into a story or poem.

 

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