23 June 2021
Explore your writing and what it means to you in WM's daily writing-related activities
National Writing Week, which starts today, is all about celebrating the pleasure and power of writing creatively. No matter what stage you’re at with your writing, whether you’re a total beginner or a seasoned pro, why not use this week to play with your writing, explore new creative avenues and even experiment with something new?
- Day 1. Write a story in a single sentence, including the word ‘author’.
- Day 2. Write a short poem that sets out why you write.
- Day 3. Write a letter to yourself about your writing, why it’s important, what you’re most proud of and what you’d most like to achieve.
- Day 4. Write a proposal for a film based on something you’ve written yourself.
- Day 5. Write a piece of flash fiction where someone reads something you’ve written and it has a profound effect – quite meta, this one! (up to 500 words).
- Day 6. Describe your writing place or room.
- Day 7. Write a list or list poem, including your top writing tips.
Enjoyed this? Why not set yourself another writing target - a short story in a week!
Follow James McCreet's advice on crafting a new story in seven days.