Got the dreaded writer’s block again? Worry not! Get over to The Write Practice and read these 23 essential writing quotes from Hemingway they should help get your creative juices flowing back through your pen….
3. This lead should be a single sentence which contains all the relevant information. E.g. Eighteen people were rescued from a burning factory by a stray sheepdog.
4. Keep paragraphs down to one or two sentences.
5. Keep sentences short.
6. Keep the language simple.
7. In Associated Press style, punctuation almost always goes inside quotation marks. Example: “We arrested the suspect,” Detective John Jones said. (Note the placement of the comma.)
8. News stories are written in the past tense.
9. News stories do not contain opinion. Avoid words (particularly adjectives) that imply that the writer has one.
10. Opinions can be quoted.
11. When you first refer to someone who’s quoted in a story, use their full name and job title if applicable. On the second and all subsequent references, use just their last name.
Do you have a bicycle story?
Either about yourself or your experience of bicycles?
Ideas, thoughts, stories about bicycles, fiction or non-fiction…
Did you learn to ride a bicycle as a child? As an adult?
Let the wheels of your imagination guide you and write a short story, a long story, a poem, or a rant even:
Please share it with us if you do!
Would you like to share your writing with the wider world? Would you like to read other people’s stories? Then check out Wattpad – it’s a wonderful website and social community where you can upload your writings to share with others, read others’ work, exchange ideas, inspire and be inspired, give and receive constructive feedback, and much much more!
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Have you got writer’s block? Do you have some free time to indulge in a spot of creative writing this Easter break and need a little inspiration?!
Here are 10 super Easter Creative Writing prompts by Bryan Cohen we discovered on the Build Creative Writing Ideas Blog. If you enjoyed these prompts, the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Holidays is available for purchase on Amazon.
671. What is the best treat you could ever hope to find in an Easter egg? How excited would you be if you actually found it and what would you do with such a prize? What would make the treat so special?
672. You hear a knock on your front door and it’s the Easter Bunny! He says that he’s extremely tired and could use some motivation to keep delivering Easter baskets around the world. What do you say to the Easter Bunny to give him the pep talk he needs?
673. Describe the most colorful Easter egg you’ve ever seen. What are all the different colors represented and how would you describe the pretty pattern if there is one?
674. Imagine that the animal of the holiday was not a bunny at all but some other animal entirely. What animal would you choose to be the face of the holiday and why? What are some of the other ways the holiday would change with this new and improved animal?
675. Easter is one of the biggest holidays of the spring season. What is the thing you like the most about spring and why? What is the thing you like the least about spring and why don’t you like it?
676. It’s a tradition for people to try to wear some of their finest clothing during the holiday for Church services. What do you think your Easter outfit would look like if you were trying to look your best? How would you try to spice it up to make it more interesting and why?
677. What kind of candies and toys would make up your perfect holiday basket? Why would you choose those items specifically?
678. Create a made-up story using the following words: bunny, egg, bonnet, and sunshine.
679. You and three of your friends have gained entry into a worldwide Easter egg hunt with a big cash prize! Describe the hunt from beginning to end, including whether or not your team is the winner.
680. While the holiday is full of candy eggs and decorative eggs, sometimes the best kind of egg is one you cook. What is the tastiest kind of egg you’ve ever had and why was it so good? What are some other foods that have eggs in them that you enjoy?