Coffee break exercise: Text message

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Explore what might happen when an SMS message goes to the wrong person in this week's creative writing exercise

 

Explore what might happen when an SMS message goes to the wrong person in this week's creative writing exercise

You have just received a text message that has been sent to you in error. What does it say? Who sent the message? What could happen next? Set the timer for five minutes and see how many potential story lines you can develop.

Pick one of them and use the remaining time to create a flash fiction story or the first few paragraphs of a longer story showing what happens next. 

 

Enjoying writing your story so far? Read how to structure your story to give yourself the best chance of shaping your writing for success!