Coffee break exercise: Motorway service station
Use a pitstop on a journey to fuel your imagination in this week's creative writing exercise
Imagine a motorway service station. What route is it on? What can you do there? What can you buy there? Is it up to date, or does it look old and faded? Is there a shop? Who works there? What kind of vehicles are parked outside? Who are the customers? Have they stopped for food, or fuel?
Set the timer for five minutes and write down everything you can think of. Include as much sensory detail as you can.
For the remaining time create the first draft of a ghost story.
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