Summer Writing Exercise Series #47: 3x5x5 Wordbank 7

For today's writing exercise you will pick one word from each of three groups and write a sentence that includes all of the words, feel free to change tense, pluralize etc. Repeat the process five (5) times using different combinations. Now write a piece of fiction or poetry that uses at least two (2) of those sentences. Try to use as many of the sentences as you can.

Word Bank 1:
  • Thirst
  • Jarring
  • Plural
  • Flunk
  • Potato
Wordbank 2:
  • Swift
  • Leper
  • Broadside
  • Lukewarm
  • Flimsy
Wordbank 3:
  • Poker
  • Slate
  • Juvenile
  • Gopher
  • Shark


If you'd like some background music to write to, try Tom Petty's Greatest Hits.