Creative writing coffee break: the seed of inspiration


08 September 2017
seed-63624.jpg sowing the seeds of creative writing inspiration
Explore the creative potential of seeds with this inspiring coffee break exercise

Set your timer for five minutes. Create a mind map or spider diagram with the word ‘seed’ in the middle. Has it given you any ideas?

Imagine holding a seed in your hands. What is it like? Is it tiny as a speck of brown dust or is it large enough to fill your cupped hands? What will it grow into? Set the timer for five minutes – write. Allow your imagination to run riot!

For your remaining five minutes think about a seed you planted as a child. What happened to it?

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Are any of these seeds offering creative shoots for you?


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