Thursday, June 20, 2019

Summer Writing Exercise Series #11: Micro 101 Episode 001


#11
For today's writing exercise you will write a few micro-poems or micro-fictions. These will be either poems under 12 lines or stories under 100 words.

For inspiration go read some micro or hint fiction in this Buzzfeed article, at Microfiction Monday32 Poems and Nanoism.

Micro Exercise 1: Describe one central action, and things that happened in the proximity simultaneously but which are unrelated.
Micro Exercise 2: Make a list of ten items which are yellow. Write a micro piece which uses at least seven of the items you listed.
Micro Exercise 3: Write a micro which uses the items not used in Micro #2, as well as a hole in the ground that is at least three feet deep.
Micro Exercise 4: Pick two interesting words from this Random Word Generator.
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If you'd like some background music to write to, try this waterfall and jungle ambiance video.

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