Tag: Titles

Jan 14

The story in the song?

The story in the song? Our exercise this week was called ‘Write another story’. We started with a song title. Each member was asked to choose a song title at random; it could be one they liked or had an affinity with or just the first one that came into their head. They were then …

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Jun 28

Writing Exercise: Grasshopper

Writing Exercise: Grasshopper     This is a speed exercise in which members are given only a few minutes to complete a task and then make a mental jump to another. It is about being able to think quickly, respond to a stimulus idea imaginatively but leap from one thing to another, like a grasshopper! …

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Dec 02

Titles of Best Sellers

Titles of Best Sellers Some titles are more memorable than others. A list of best selling books of all time invariably places The Bible at the top. Some famous books have no reliable sales figures but we are going to look at a list of best-selling, or famous titles, most of which have sold between …

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Nov 15

More about Writing Titles

More about Writing Titles This is a follow on session to http://writersend.com/2015/10/24/writing-good-titles-for-your-stories/ Titles (Add one or more titles, suggested by each member, to the list) Ninety seconds                           Watching Eagles Don’t Look Back                       …

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Oct 24

Writing Good Titles for your Stories

Writing Good Titles for your Stories I have found that if I give the group a title or an opening line they can usually all write a short story with little difficulty. If they write a story first they often find it difficult to decide on a title. Yet writing good titles for your stories …

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Oct 16


Titles Have you ever noticed how many successful books have titles that are quotes, or familiar phrases from somewhere else? A quick browse on Amazon will show you how many titles have a familiar ring to them. If you are trying to choose a title for your own work it is worth looking at lists …

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