Coffee break exercise: Dreams


25 August 2017
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Be inspired by your subconscious for this inspiring coffee break prompt

Many novels have been inspired by dreams and nightmares. Set your timer for five minutes and jot down as much information as you can about three dreams you remember. If you can’t remember any – then make something up or ‘borrow’ one from someone else.

Pick one of them. Set your timer for five minutes and add more detail to this. Use the senses as much as you can. Include colours, sounds, smells and textures. Did you eat anything?

For the remaining time craft this information into a poem or flash fiction story.

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