Exercises

Point of View Exercises

Point of View is one of those tools that every writer has. It’s also one that can be a little tricky to master.  Speaking to the definition only, point of view is the view from which the story is told. That is, it is the narrator’s view of the story and what’s happening. Typically, there’s… Continue reading Point of View Exercises

Exercises

Exercise: Alphabet Sentences

Part of writing is figuring out how to string sentences together. It sounds super easy, any seasoned writer can tell you there are times where figuring out how to start the next sentence is a monumental task. That’s exactly the aim of today’s exercise: giving you some practice with difficult to start sentences. As an… Continue reading Exercise: Alphabet Sentences

Exercises

Exercise: Rhyme Time

As writers, part of what we do makes mundane moments come to life. There’s any number of ways we do this—through lyrical prose, imaginative comparison and even through the length and variation of our sentences. Strengthening those three components isn’t always easy though, which is why you might want to consider stepping outside of your… Continue reading Exercise: Rhyme Time

Exercises

Exercise: Vocabulary

As a writer, you’re always searching for the best word. Word choice is probably one of the most important tools you can develop. It helps when you have plenty of words to choose from. The best way to give yourself those choices is to develop your vocabulary. As an exercise: find a vocab list of… Continue reading Exercise: Vocabulary