Smart, funny & thought-provoking writing exercises.
Smart, funny & thought-provoking writing exercises.
This collection of 642 outrageous and witty writing prompts will get the creative juices flowing in no time. From crafting your own obituary to penning an ode to an onion, each page of this playful journal invites inspiration and provides plenty of space to write. Brimming with entertaining exercises from the literary minds of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, this is the ultimate gift for scribes of every stripe.
A rolling pin, a robot, a pickle, a water tower, a hammock, a wasp, a safety pin, a kiss. Budding artists and experienced sketchers alike will find themselves invigorated by this collection of offbeat, clever, and endlessly absorbing drawingprompts. Some are deceptively simple (just try drawing a bicycle!), some are conceptually mind-bending (sketching the sound of girlish laughter?), and some are refreshingly basic (the only hard thing about drawing an egg is deciding how you want it to be cooked). Hip and helpful, 642 Things to Draw is the perfect inspirational sketchbook, sure to entertain and provoke the imagination of anyone ready to pick up a pencil.
Here are 712 more witty, outrageous, and thought-provoking writing prompts for fans of the superpopular 642 Things to Write About—all guaranteed to get the creative juices flowing: from listing childhood hiding places and describing the sensation of falling asleep to creating memorable characters, unusual fortune cookie messages, and mash-up movie plotlines. A great gift for avid authors, occasional journalers, and casual writers in search of a spark of inspiration.
LEARN HOW TO WRITE LIKE THE EXPERTS, FROM THE EXPERTS. In Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook, you'll find practical advice in a perfect package for young aspiring writers. After receiving letters from fans asking for writing advice,accomplished authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter joined together to create this guidebook for young writers. The authors mix inspirational anecdotes with practical guidance on how to find a voice, develop characters and plot, make revisions, and overcome writer's block. Fun writing prompts will help young writers jump-start their own projects, and encouragement throughout will keep them at work.
These graphite pencils feature clever prompts stamped on their barrels, adding up to a grand total of 642 possible things to draw or—should inspiration strike—to write about!
This sketchbook is full of prompts for doodling and sketching fashion in every sense of the word, from the classic (a brass button) to the trendy (a peplum blouse), iconic (a Twiggy dress), and just plain fun (an itsy-bitsy polka-dot bikini)!
Unleash your vivid imagination across the pages of this eclectic, creative writing journal How do you envision Shangri-La? A couch potato? The color red? Explore a multitude of writing styles (analytical, prose, poetry, songs, screenplays, etc.) to describe everyday objects and places, exotic locales, abstract concepts, imaginary creatures, and more. "365 Things to Write About" is the perfect writing tool for people of all ages and skills, who seek a fun and inspiring way to explore their creative minds Review New writing journal "365 Things to Write About " offers exactly what it says: 365 people, places, objects, actions, and concepts positioned at the top of blank lined pages. While simple in design, the book is fun and challenging in its own unique way. The journal intends for you, the writer, to free-associate with each prompt and respond in whatever style inspires you - in-depth description, short story, poem, song, etc. Anyone hoping for instructions or narrowed questions like "what do you remember about your first day of school," be forewarned: the one- to three-word topics that head each page do not come with suggestions on what to write about them - how each prompt is explored on the rest of the page is left up to the writer's own imagination. Fledgling writers will find "365 Things to Write About " useful for developing and improving their descriptive writing skills. You'd be amazed by the smelly visuals you can concoct while describing a "dumpster" or "swamp." Advanced writers and "blocked" writers alike might discover their next main character, story idea, or poetic theme while using words to draw "a clown," "a curse," or "artificial intelligence." Designed for writers of all ages, one of this writing journal's coolest features is the record it creates of the writer's mind at any particular time. For that reason, "365 Things to Write About " makes a great family project, time capsule item, or gift for writers, book lovers, children, and adults who love exploring their imaginations. To learn more about this book, check out www.365thingstowrite.com
These vibrant colored pencils feature brilliant prompts foil-stamped on their barrels adding up to a grand total of 642 possible things to draw—or pair them with the 642 coloring book for hours of coloring fun! The premium colored lead in these pencils is very soft. For best results, please use a manual sharpener.
Discover creative ways to introduce your child to the world of letters and set him or her up for writing success with this treasure trove of smart ideas. Whether your child is a pre-writer who is just starting to practice grasping a pencil or crayon, or a beginner writer who is starting to string together letters, words, and sentences, this book offers information and activities that will help your child develop a love of letters. From sand writing and chalkboard play to memory games and letter-writing kits, this book includes fifty-two inventive activities and games to engage your child in the world of letters. Each activity includes specific suggestions to tailor the project to your child’s learning level, including variations for Scribblers (pre-writers), Spellers (emerging writers), Storytellers (beginner writers), and Scholars (more experienced young writers). Based on the author’s experience working with hundreds of parents and children as a pediatric occupational therapist, she offers a wealth of information on ways to instruct your child in the basics of writing and to support your young writer at home.